Where is Shieldhill?

Shieldhill is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, four miles north-west of the town of Lochmaben, 29 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 57 miles south of Edinburgh, 254 miles north of Cardiff, and 288 miles north-west of London. Shieldhill was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Shieldhill falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG11 postcode district. The post town for Shieldhill is Lockerbie.

Shieldhill on a map

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

Which county is Shieldhill in?

Shieldhill is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Shieldhill in Dumfries?

Shieldhill is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of Shieldhill within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Shieldhill?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shieldhill is DG11 1SP.

Where is Shieldhill in DG11?

Shieldhill is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DG11 postcode district.

Location of Shieldhill within DG11

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What is the post town for Shieldhill?

The post town for Shieldhill is Lockerbie. Shieldhill is in the DG11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lockerbie.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shieldhill?

The centre of Shieldhill is located at position 55.1526° latitude and -3.52136° longitude.

Latitude55.1526°
Longitude-3.52136°

What is the easting and northing of Shieldhill?

The centre of Shieldhill is located at the grid reference easting 303150 and northing 585309 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting303150
Northing585309

What are the nearest towns to Shieldhill?

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

4m
Shieldhill is 4 miles north-west of Lochmaben
7m
Shieldhill is 7 miles north-east of Dumfries
7m
Shieldhill is 7 miles west of Lockerbie
13m
Shieldhill is 13 miles south of Moffat
15m
Shieldhill is 15 miles north-west of Annan
19m
Shieldhill is 19 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
20m
Shieldhill is 20 miles north of Silloth
21m
Shieldhill is 21 miles west of Langholm
22m
Shieldhill is 22 miles south-east of Sanquhar
22m
Shieldhill is 22 miles north-east of Castle Douglas

What are the nearest cities to Shieldhill?

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

29m
Shieldhill is 29 miles north-west of Carlisle
57m
Shieldhill is 57 miles south-east of Glasgow
57m
Shieldhill is 57 miles south of Edinburgh
69m
Shieldhill is 69 miles south of Stirling
77m
Shieldhill is 77 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
81m
Shieldhill is 81 miles west of Durham
82m
Shieldhill is 82 miles north of Lancaster
86m
Shieldhill is 86 miles south of Perth
87m
Shieldhill is 87 miles west of Sunderland
93m
Shieldhill is 93 miles south of Dundee

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