Shaw is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, two miles north-west of the town of Melksham, nine miles east of the major city of Bath, 44 miles east of Cardiff, and 88 miles west of London. Shaw lies five miles north-east of the Somerset border. Shaw falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN12 postcode district. The post town for Shaw is Melksham.
Shaw is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.
Shaw is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Shaw is SN12 8EQ.
Shaw is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SN12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN12 postcode district.
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The post town for Shaw is Melksham. Shaw is in the SN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melksham.
The centre of Shaw is located at position 51.39002° latitude and -2.16165° longitude.
The centre of Shaw is located at the grid reference easting 388849 and northing 165677 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Shaw relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Shaw to the centre of the town.
Position of Shaw relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Shaw to the centre of the city.