Where is Silchester?

Silchester is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, two miles east of the town of Tadley, six miles north of the major town of Basingstoke, and 43 miles west of London. Silchester lies just south of the Berkshire border. Silchester falls within the district council of Basingstoke and Deane, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the RG7 postcode district. The post town for Silchester is Reading.

Silchester on a map

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

Which county is Silchester in?

Silchester is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Silchester in Hampshire?

Silchester is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hampshire.

Location of Silchester within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Silchester?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Silchester is RG7 2NB.

Where is Silchester in RG7?

Silchester is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the RG7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RG7 postcode district.

Location of Silchester within RG7

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What is the post town for Silchester?

The post town for Silchester is Reading. Silchester is in the RG7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.

What is the latitude and longitude of Silchester?

The centre of Silchester is located at position 51.3535° latitude and -1.10062° longitude.

Latitude51.3535°
Longitude-1.10062°

What is the easting and northing of Silchester?

The centre of Silchester is located at the grid reference easting 462726 and northing 161987 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting462726
Northing161987

What are the nearest towns to Silchester?

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

2m
Silchester is 2 miles east of Tadley
6m
Silchester is 6 miles north of Basingstoke
8m
Silchester is 8 miles south-east of Thatcham
9m
Silchester is 9 miles south-west of Reading
10m
Silchester is 10 miles east of Newbury
11m
Silchester is 11 miles south-west of Woodley
12m
Silchester is 12 miles west of Wokingham
12m
Silchester is 12 miles west of Yateley
12m
Silchester is 12 miles north-west of Fleet
13m
Silchester is 13 miles west of Sandhurst

What are the nearest cities to Silchester?

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

22m
Silchester is 22 miles north-east of Winchester
28m
Silchester is 28 miles south of Oxford
34m
Silchester is 34 miles north of Southampton
36m
Silchester is 36 miles north-east of Salisbury
38m
Silchester is 38 miles north of Chichester
38m
Silchester is 38 miles north of Portsmouth
43m
Silchester is 43 miles south-west of St Albans
43m
Silchester is 43 miles west of City of Westminster
43m
Silchester is 43 miles west of London
45m
Silchester is 45 miles west of City of London