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 is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Silchester is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Silchester is RG7 2NB.
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.
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The post town for Silchester is Reading. Silchester is in the RG7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.
The centre of Silchester is located at position 51.3535° latitude and -1.10062° longitude.
The centre of Silchester is located at the grid reference easting 462726 and northing 161987 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Silchester relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Silchester to the centre of the town.
Position of Silchester relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Silchester to the centre of the city.