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Where is Royston?

Royston is located in the county of South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles north of the major town of Barnsley, and 154 miles north of London. Royston lies just south-east of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Royston falls within the metropolitan district council of Barnsley. It is in the S71 postcode district. The post town for Royston is Barnsley.

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

Which county is Royston in?

Royston is in the ceremonial county of South Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountySouth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Royston in South Yorkshire?

Royston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of South Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of South Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Royston within South Yorkshire
Location of Royston within South Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Royston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Royston is S71 4EW.

Where is Royston in S71?

Royston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the S71 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the S71 postcode district.

Map showing location of Royston within S71
Location of Royston within S71

What is the post town for Royston?

The post town for Royston is Barnsley. Royston is in the S71 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Barnsley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Royston?

The centre of Royston is located at position 53.59844° latitude and -1.45476° longitude.

Latitude53.59844°
Longitude-1.45476°

What is the easting and northing of Royston?

The centre of Royston is located at the grid reference easting 436182 and northing 411456 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting436182
Northing411456

What are the nearest towns to Royston?

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

north
3m
Royston is 3 miles north of Barnsley
west
4m
Royston is 4 miles west of Hemsworth
north
5m
Royston is 5 miles north of Worsbrough
west
6m
Royston is 6 miles west of South Kirkby
north-west
6m
Royston is 6 miles north-west of Wombwell
south-east
6m
Royston is 6 miles south-east of Horbury
south-west
7m
Royston is 7 miles south-west of Featherstone
north-west
7m
Royston is 7 miles north-west of Thurnscoe
west
7m
Royston is 7 miles west of South Elmsall
south
7m
Royston is 7 miles south of Normanton

What are the nearest cities to Royston?

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

south
6m
Royston is 6 miles south of Wakefield
south
15m
Royston is 15 miles south of Leeds
north
15m
Royston is 15 miles north of Sheffield
south-east
18m
Royston is 18 miles south-east of Bradford
south-west
29m
Royston is 29 miles south-west of York
east
34m
Royston is 34 miles east of Manchester
east
36m
Royston is 36 miles east of Salford
south
37m
Royston is 37 miles south of Ripon
north-west
45m
Royston is 45 miles north-west of Lincoln
north
46m
Royston is 46 miles north of Nottingham

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