Where is Roughdown?

Roughdown is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, six miles north-west of the town of Cowes, six miles south of the major city of Southampton, and 73 miles south-west of London. Roughdown lies five miles north of the Isle of Wight border. Roughdown falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO45 postcode district. The post town for Roughdown is Southampton.

Roughdown on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Roughdown
Location of Roughdown within the UK

Which county is Roughdown in?

Roughdown is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Roughdown in Hampshire?

Roughdown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.

Location of Roughdown within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Roughdown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Roughdown is SO45 1XG.

Where is Roughdown in SO45?

Roughdown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SO45 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SO45 postcode district.

Location of Roughdown within SO45

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What is the post town for Roughdown?

The post town for Roughdown is Southampton. Roughdown is in the SO45 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Southampton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Roughdown?

The centre of Roughdown is located at position 50.81984° latitude and -1.38761° longitude.

Latitude50.81984°
Longitude-1.38761°

What is the easting and northing of Roughdown?

The centre of Roughdown is located at the grid reference easting 443235 and northing 102434 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting443235
Northing102434

What are the nearest towns to Roughdown?

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

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Roughdown is 6 miles north-west of Cowes
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Roughdown is 6 miles north-west of East Cowes
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Roughdown is 7 miles south-west of Hedge End
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Roughdown is 8 miles north-east of Lymington
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Roughdown is 8 miles south-east of Totton
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Roughdown is 9 miles north-east of Yarmouth
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Roughdown is 9 miles north-west of Newport
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Roughdown is 10 miles west of Fareham
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Roughdown is 10 miles south-west of Wickham
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Roughdown is 10 miles south of Eastleigh

What are the nearest cities to Roughdown?

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

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Roughdown is 6 miles south of Southampton
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Roughdown is 13 miles west of Portsmouth
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Roughdown is 17 miles south of Winchester
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Roughdown is 25 miles south-east of Salisbury
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Roughdown is 27 miles west of Chichester
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Roughdown is 54 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Roughdown is 57 miles south-east of Bath
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Roughdown is 61 miles south-east of Wells
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Roughdown is 65 miles south of Oxford
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Roughdown is 69 miles south-east of Bristol