Where is Shelve?

Shelve is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, six miles north of the town of Bishop's Castle, 13 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 77 miles north of Cardiff, and 142 miles north-west of London. Shelve lies roughly one mile north-east of the Powys border. Shelve falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY5 postcode district. The post town for Shelve is Shrewsbury.

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

Which county is Shelve in?

Shelve is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.

Ceremonial CountyShropshire
Historic CountyShropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire

Where is Shelve in Shropshire?

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

Location of Shelve within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Shelve?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shelve is SY5 0JF.

Where is Shelve in SY5?

Shelve is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SY5 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SY5 postcode district.

Location of Shelve within SY5

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What is the post town for Shelve?

The post town for Shelve is Shrewsbury. Shelve is in the SY5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shrewsbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shelve?

The centre of Shelve is located at position 52.58481° latitude and -2.98034° longitude.

Latitude52.58481°
Longitude-2.98034°

What is the easting and northing of Shelve?

The centre of Shelve is located at the grid reference easting 333676 and northing 299008 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting333676
Northing299008

What are the nearest towns to Shelve?

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

6m
Shelve is 6 miles north of Bishop's Castle
7m
Shelve is 7 miles east of Montgomery
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Shelve is 8 miles north-west of Church Stretton
9m
Shelve is 9 miles south-east of Welshpool
12m
Shelve is 12 miles north-west of Craven Arms
13m
Shelve is 13 miles south-west of Shrewsbury
15m
Shelve is 15 miles east of Newtown
15m
Shelve is 15 miles east of Llanfair Caereinion
17m
Shelve is 17 miles north of Knighton
18m
Shelve is 18 miles south-east of Llanfyllin

What are the nearest cities to Shelve?

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

36m
Shelve is 36 miles west of Wolverhampton
38m
Shelve is 38 miles north of Hereford
42m
Shelve is 42 miles north-west of Worcester
42m
Shelve is 42 miles south of Chester
45m
Shelve is 45 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
46m
Shelve is 46 miles west of Birmingham
49m
Shelve is 49 miles west of Lichfield
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Shelve is 50 miles south of St Asaph
57m
Shelve is 57 miles south of Liverpool
59m
Shelve is 59 miles north-west of Gloucester

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