Where is Shaw?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Shaw in?

Shaw is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Shaw in Wiltshire?

Shaw is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Shaw within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Shaw?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shaw is SN12 8EN.

Where is Shaw in SN12?

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.

Location of Shaw within SN12

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What is the post town for Shaw?

The post town for Shaw is Melksham. Shaw is in the SN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melksham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shaw?

The centre of Shaw is located at position 51.39002° latitude and -2.16165° longitude.

Latitude51.39002°
Longitude-2.16165°

What is the easting and northing of Shaw?

The centre of Shaw is located at the grid reference easting 388849 and northing 165677 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting388849
Northing165677

What are the nearest towns to Shaw?

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

2m
Shaw is 2 miles north-west of Melksham
3m
Shaw is 3 miles south of Corsham
5m
Shaw is 5 miles north-east of Bradford-on-Avon
5m
Shaw is 5 miles south-west of Chippenham
5m
Shaw is 5 miles north-east of Trowbridge
8m
Shaw is 8 miles south-west of Calne
8m
Shaw is 8 miles west of Devizes
9m
Shaw is 9 miles north of Westbury
13m
Shaw is 13 miles north of Warminster
13m
Shaw is 13 miles north-east of Frome

What are the nearest cities to Shaw?

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

9m
Shaw is 9 miles east of Bath
19m
Shaw is 19 miles east of Bristol
24m
Shaw is 24 miles north-east of Wells
27m
Shaw is 27 miles north-west of Salisbury
33m
Shaw is 33 miles south of Gloucester
39m
Shaw is 39 miles east of Newport
43m
Shaw is 43 miles north-west of Winchester
44m
Shaw is 44 miles east of Cardiff
46m
Shaw is 46 miles south-west of Oxford
47m
Shaw is 47 miles north-west of Southampton