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Where is Sherborne?

Sherborne is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, five miles east of the town of Yeovil, 28 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 47 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 111 miles west of London. Sherborne lies two miles south-east of the Somerset border. Sherborne falls within the district council of West Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT9 postcode district. The post town for Sherborne is Sherborne.

COVID-19: Sherborne coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Dorset case numbers. This Sherborne coronavirus map shows the position of Sherborne within Dorset, along with the number of cases in Dorset and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Sherborne in?

Sherborne is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Sherborne in Dorset?

Sherborne is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.

Location of Sherborne within Dorset
Location of Sherborne within Dorset

What is the postcode for Sherborne?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sherborne is DT9 3LE.

Where is Sherborne in DT9?

Sherborne is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DT9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DT9 postcode district.

Location of Sherborne within DT9
Location of Sherborne within DT9

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What is the post town for Sherborne?

The post town for Sherborne is Sherborne. Sherborne is in the DT9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sherborne.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sherborne?

The centre of Sherborne is located at position 50.94824° latitude and -2.51603° longitude.

Latitude50.94824°
Longitude-2.51603°

What is the easting and northing of Sherborne?

The centre of Sherborne is located at the grid reference easting 363845 and northing 116661 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting363845
Northing116661

What are the nearest towns to Sherborne?

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

east
5m
Sherborne is 5 miles east of Yeovil
west
6m
Sherborne is 6 miles west of Stalbridge
south-west
9m
Sherborne is 9 miles south-west of Wincanton
west
9m
Sherborne is 9 miles west of Sturminster Newton
south
10m
Sherborne is 10 miles south of Castle Cary
south
12m
Sherborne is 12 miles south of Bruton
south-east
12m
Sherborne is 12 miles south-east of Somerton
south-west
12m
Sherborne is 12 miles south-west of Gillingham
east
13m
Sherborne is 13 miles east of South Petherton
east
13m
Sherborne is 13 miles east of Crewkerne

What are the nearest cities to Sherborne?

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

south
19m
Sherborne is 19 miles south of Wells
south
31m
Sherborne is 31 miles south of Bath
west
32m
Sherborne is 32 miles west of Salisbury
south
35m
Sherborne is 35 miles south of Bristol
south-east
47m
Sherborne is 47 miles south-east of Cardiff
east
47m
Sherborne is 47 miles east of Exeter
west
49m
Sherborne is 49 miles west of Southampton
south-east
49m
Sherborne is 49 miles south-east of Newport
west
53m
Sherborne is 53 miles west of Winchester
west
63m
Sherborne is 63 miles west of Portsmouth

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