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Where is Sherford?

Sherford is located in the county of Devon, South West England, five miles east of the major city of Plymouth, 86 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 188 miles south-west of London. Sherford lies six miles east of the Cornwall border. Sherford falls within the district council of South Hams, under the county council of Devon. It is in the PL8 postcode district. The post town for Sherford is Plymouth.

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

Sherford on a map

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

Which county is Sherford in?

Sherford is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Devon.

Ceremonial CountyDevon
Historic CountyDevon
Administrative CountyDevon

Where is Sherford in Devon?

Sherford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Devon, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Devon.

Map showing location of Sherford within Devon
Location of Sherford within Devon

What is the postcode for Sherford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sherford is PL8 2DR.

Where is Sherford in PL8?

Sherford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PL8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PL8 postcode district.

Map showing location of Sherford within PL8
Location of Sherford within PL8

What is the post town for Sherford?

The post town for Sherford is Plymouth. Sherford is in the PL8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Plymouth.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sherford?

The centre of Sherford is located at position 50.36785° latitude and -4.03951° longitude.

Latitude50.36785°
Longitude-4.03951°

What is the easting and northing of Sherford?

The centre of Sherford is located at the grid reference easting 255050 and northing 53983 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting255050
Northing53983

What are the nearest towns to Sherford?

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

west
6m
Sherford is 6 miles west of Ivybridge
east
7m
Sherford is 7 miles east of Torpoint
east
8m
Sherford is 8 miles east of Saltash
north-west
13m
Sherford is 13 miles north-west of Kingsbridge
south
13m
Sherford is 13 miles south of Tavistock
south-west
14m
Sherford is 14 miles south-west of Buckfastleigh
north-west
15m
Sherford is 15 miles north-west of Salcombe
south-east
15m
Sherford is 15 miles south-east of Callington
south-west
16m
Sherford is 16 miles south-west of Ashburton
west
16m
Sherford is 16 miles west of Totnes

What are the nearest cities to Sherford?

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

east
5m
Sherford is 5 miles east of Plymouth
south-west
33m
Sherford is 33 miles south-west of Exeter
east
45m
Sherford is 45 miles east of Truro
south-west
84m
Sherford is 84 miles south-west of Wells
south-west
86m
Sherford is 86 miles south-west of Cardiff
south
87m
Sherford is 87 miles south of Swansea
south-west
96m
Sherford is 96 miles south-west of Newport
south-west
98m
Sherford is 98 miles south-west of Bristol
south-west
102m
Sherford is 102 miles south-west of Bath
south-west
110m
Sherford is 110 miles south-west of Salisbury

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