Where is Stour Provost?

Stour Provost is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles south of the town of Gillingham, 23 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 51 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 101 miles west of London. Stour Provost lies two miles south-east of the Somerset border. Stour Provost falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP8 postcode district. The post town for Stour Provost is Gillingham.

Stour Provost on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Stour Provost
Location of Stour Provost within the UK

Which county is Stour Provost in?

Stour Provost is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Stour Provost in Dorset?

Stour Provost is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.

Location of Stour Provost within Dorset

What is the postcode for Stour Provost?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stour Provost is SP8 5SW.

Where is Stour Provost in SP8?

Stour Provost is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP8 postcode district.

Location of Stour Provost within SP8

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What is the post town for Stour Provost?

The post town for Stour Provost is Gillingham. Stour Provost is in the SP8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stour Provost?

The centre of Stour Provost is located at position 50.9925° latitude and -2.29275° longitude.

Latitude50.9925°
Longitude-2.29275°

What is the easting and northing of Stour Provost?

The centre of Stour Provost is located at the grid reference easting 379550 and northing 121497 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting379550
Northing121497

What are the nearest towns to Stour Provost?

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

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Stour Provost is 3 miles south of Gillingham
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Stour Provost is 4 miles west of Shaftesbury
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Stour Provost is 4 miles north-east of Stalbridge
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Stour Provost is 5 miles north of Sturminster Newton
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Stour Provost is 7 miles south-east of Wincanton
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Stour Provost is 7 miles south of Mere
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Stour Provost is 10 miles east of Sherborne
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Stour Provost is 11 miles south-east of Bruton
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Stour Provost is 11 miles north-west of Blandford Forum
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Stour Provost is 12 miles south-east of Castle Cary

What are the nearest cities to Stour Provost?

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

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Stour Provost is 21 miles south-east of Wells
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Stour Provost is 22 miles west of Salisbury
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Stour Provost is 27 miles south of Bath
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Stour Provost is 35 miles south of Bristol
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Stour Provost is 39 miles west of Southampton
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Stour Provost is 43 miles west of Winchester
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Stour Provost is 51 miles south-east of Cardiff
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Stour Provost is 51 miles south-east of Newport
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Stour Provost is 54 miles west of Portsmouth
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Stour Provost is 57 miles east of Exeter