Where is Sparsholt?

Sparsholt is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, three miles west of the town of Wantage, 12 miles east of the major town of Swindon, and 59 miles west of London. Sparsholt lies three miles north-west of the Berkshire border, and was historically in the county of Berkshire. Sparsholt falls within the district council of Vale of White Horse, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX12 postcode district. The post town for Sparsholt is Wantage.

Sparsholt on a map

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

Which county is Sparsholt in?

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

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Sparsholt in Oxfordshire?

Sparsholt is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Sparsholt within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Sparsholt?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sparsholt is OX12 9PS.

Where is Sparsholt in OX12?

Sparsholt is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX12 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the OX12 postcode district.

Location of Sparsholt within OX12

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What is the post town for Sparsholt?

The post town for Sparsholt is Wantage. Sparsholt is in the OX12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wantage.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sparsholt?

The centre of Sparsholt is located at position 51.58696° latitude and -1.50067° longitude.

Latitude51.58696°
Longitude-1.50067°

What is the easting and northing of Sparsholt?

The centre of Sparsholt is located at the grid reference easting 434691 and northing 187685 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting434691
Northing187685

What are the nearest towns to Sparsholt?

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

3m
Sparsholt is 3 miles west of Wantage
6m
Sparsholt is 6 miles south-east of Faringdon
10m
Sparsholt is 10 miles east of Highworth
11m
Sparsholt is 11 miles south-west of Abingdon-on-Thames
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Sparsholt is 11 miles south-east of Lechlade-on-Thames
11m
Sparsholt is 11 miles west of Didcot
12m
Sparsholt is 12 miles north of Hungerford
12m
Sparsholt is 12 miles east of Swindon
13m
Sparsholt is 13 miles south of Carterton
14m
Sparsholt is 14 miles south of Witney

What are the nearest cities to Sparsholt?

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

15m
Sparsholt is 15 miles south-west of Oxford
37m
Sparsholt is 37 miles north of Winchester
37m
Sparsholt is 37 miles south-east of Gloucester
38m
Sparsholt is 38 miles north of Salisbury
40m
Sparsholt is 40 miles east of Bath
47m
Sparsholt is 47 miles north of Southampton
48m
Sparsholt is 48 miles east of Bristol
51m
Sparsholt is 51 miles west of St Albans
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Sparsholt is 52 miles south-east of Worcester
56m
Sparsholt is 56 miles north-east of Wells