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Where is Richards Castle?

Richards Castle is located in the county of Herefordshire, West Midlands, three miles south of the town of Ludlow, 24 miles west of the major city of Worcester, 61 miles north of Cardiff, and 125 miles north-west of London. Richards Castle lies just south of the Shropshire border. Richards Castle falls within the unitary authority of County of Herefordshire. It is in the SY8 postcode district. The post town for Richards Castle is Ludlow.

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Map showing extent of Richards Castle as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Richards Castle
Map showing location of Richards Castle within the UK
Location of Richards Castle within the UK

Which county is Richards Castle in?

Richards Castle is in the ceremonial county of Herefordshire, the historic county of Herefordshire, and the administrative county of County of Herefordshire.

Ceremonial CountyHerefordshire
Historic CountyHerefordshire
Administrative CountyCounty of Herefordshire

Where is Richards Castle in Herefordshire?

Richards Castle is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Herefordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Herefordshire.

Location of Richards Castle within Herefordshire
Location of Richards Castle within Herefordshire

What is the postcode for Richards Castle?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Richards Castle is SY8 4EZ.

Where is Richards Castle in SY8?

Richards Castle is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SY8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY8 postcode district.

Location of Richards Castle within SY8
Location of Richards Castle within SY8

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What is the post town for Richards Castle?

The post town for Richards Castle is Ludlow. Richards Castle is in the SY8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ludlow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Richards Castle?

The centre of Richards Castle is located at position 52.32283° latitude and -2.74428° longitude.

Latitude52.32283°
Longitude-2.74428°

What is the easting and northing of Richards Castle?

The centre of Richards Castle is located at the grid reference easting 349369 and northing 269675 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting349369
Northing269675

What are the nearest towns to Richards Castle?

Position of Richards Castle relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Richards Castle to the centre of the town.

south
3m
Richards Castle is 3 miles south of Ludlow
west
6m
Richards Castle is 6 miles west of Tenbury Wells
north
7m
Richards Castle is 7 miles north of Leominster
south-east
9m
Richards Castle is 9 miles south-east of Craven Arms
east
12m
Richards Castle is 12 miles east of Presteigne
west
12m
Richards Castle is 12 miles west of Cleobury Mortimer
east
13m
Richards Castle is 13 miles east of Knighton
north-west
14m
Richards Castle is 14 miles north-west of Bromyard
north-east
15m
Richards Castle is 15 miles north-east of Kington
south
15m
Richards Castle is 15 miles south of Church Stretton

What are the nearest cities to Richards Castle?

Position of Richards Castle relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Richards Castle to the centre of the city.

north
18m
Richards Castle is 18 miles north of Hereford
west
24m
Richards Castle is 24 miles west of Worcester
south-west
32m
Richards Castle is 32 miles south-west of Wolverhampton
west
37m
Richards Castle is 37 miles west of Birmingham
north-west
38m
Richards Castle is 38 miles north-west of Gloucester
south-west
46m
Richards Castle is 46 miles south-west of Lichfield
north
52m
Richards Castle is 52 miles north of Newport
west
53m
Richards Castle is 53 miles west of Coventry
south-west
54m
Richards Castle is 54 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south
60m
Richards Castle is 60 miles south of Chester

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