Where is Shirburn?

Shirburn is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, one mile north-east of the town of Watlington, 11 miles west of the major town of High Wycombe, and 38 miles west of London. Shirburn lies two miles south-west of the Buckinghamshire border. Shirburn falls within the district council of South Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX49 postcode district. The post town for Shirburn is Watlington.

Shirburn on a map

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

Which county is Shirburn in?

Shirburn is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Shirburn in Oxfordshire?

Shirburn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Shirburn within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Shirburn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shirburn is OX49 5DH.

Where is Shirburn in OX49?

Shirburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX49 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX49 postcode district.

Location of Shirburn within OX49

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What is the post town for Shirburn?

The post town for Shirburn is Watlington. Shirburn is in the OX49 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Watlington.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shirburn?

The centre of Shirburn is located at position 51.65693° latitude and -0.99147° longitude.

Latitude51.65693°
Longitude-0.99147°

What is the easting and northing of Shirburn?

The centre of Shirburn is located at the grid reference easting 469862 and northing 195830 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting469862
Northing195830

What are the nearest towns to Shirburn?

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

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Shirburn is 1 mile north-east of Watlington
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Shirburn is 6 miles south of Thame
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Shirburn is 7 miles north-east of Wallingford
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Shirburn is 8 miles south-west of Princes Risborough
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Shirburn is 9 miles north-west of Henley-on-Thames
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Shirburn is 11 miles west of High Wycombe
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Shirburn is 11 miles north-west of Marlow
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Shirburn is 11 miles east of Didcot
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Shirburn is 12 miles east of Abingdon-on-Thames
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Shirburn is 13 miles south-west of Wendover

What are the nearest cities to Shirburn?

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

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Shirburn is 13 miles south-east of Oxford
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Shirburn is 29 miles west of St Albans
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Shirburn is 39 miles west of London
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Shirburn is 39 miles west of City of Westminster
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Shirburn is 40 miles west of City of London
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Shirburn is 43 miles north of Winchester
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Shirburn is 53 miles north-east of Salisbury
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Shirburn is 55 miles north of Southampton
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Shirburn is 56 miles east of Gloucester
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Shirburn is 56 miles south-east of Coventry