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Where is Shildon?

Shildon is located in the county of Durham, North East England, three miles south-east of the town of Bishop Auckland, eight miles north-west of the major town of Darlington, 110 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 225 miles north of London. Shildon falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DL4 postcode district. The post town for Shildon is Shildon.

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

Which county is Shildon in?

Shildon is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyDurham
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Shildon in Durham?

Shildon is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.

Map showing location of Shildon within Durham
Location of Shildon within Durham

What is the postcode for Shildon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shildon is DL4 2HW.

Where is Shildon in DL4?

Shildon is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DL4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DL4 postcode district.

Map showing location of Shildon within DL4
Location of Shildon within DL4

What is the post town for Shildon?

The post town for Shildon is Shildon. Shildon is in the DL4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shildon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shildon?

The centre of Shildon is located at position 54.63422° latitude and -1.64367° longitude.

Latitude54.63422°
Longitude-1.64367°

What is the easting and northing of Shildon?

The centre of Shildon is located at the grid reference easting 423099 and northing 526624 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting423099
Northing526624

What are the nearest towns to Shildon?

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

south-east
3m
Shildon is 3 miles south-east of Bishop Auckland
west
3m
Shildon is 3 miles west of Newton Aycliffe
south
5m
Shildon is 5 miles south of Spennymoor
south-west
5m
Shildon is 5 miles south-west of Ferryhill
south
6m
Shildon is 6 miles south of Willington
south-east
7m
Shildon is 7 miles south-east of Crook
west
8m
Shildon is 8 miles west of Sedgefield
north-west
8m
Shildon is 8 miles north-west of Darlington
south-east
10m
Shildon is 10 miles south-east of Tow Law
south-east
12m
Shildon is 12 miles south-east of Wolsingham

What are the nearest cities to Shildon?

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

south
10m
Shildon is 10 miles south of Durham
south-west
21m
Shildon is 21 miles south-west of Sunderland
south
24m
Shildon is 24 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
35m
Shildon is 35 miles north of Ripon
north-west
52m
Shildon is 52 miles north-west of York
east
55m
Shildon is 55 miles east of Carlisle
north
58m
Shildon is 58 miles north of Leeds
north
58m
Shildon is 58 miles north of Bradford
north-east
62m
Shildon is 62 miles north-east of Lancaster
north
66m
Shildon is 66 miles north of Wakefield

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