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Where is Swineshead?

Swineshead is located in the county of Bedfordshire, Eastern England, six miles south-east of the town of Raunds, ten miles north of the major town of Bedford, and 55 miles north of London. Swineshead lies roughly one mile west of the Cambridgeshire border. Swineshead falls within the unitary authority of Bedford. It is in the MK44 postcode district. The post town for Swineshead is Bedford.

Swineshead on a map

Map showing extent of Swineshead as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Swineshead
Map showing location of Swineshead within the UK
Location of Swineshead within the UK

Which county is Swineshead in?

Swineshead is in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, the historic county of Bedfordshire, and the administrative county of Bedford.

Ceremonial CountyBedfordshire
Historic CountyBedfordshire
Administrative CountyBedford

Where is Swineshead in Bedfordshire?

Swineshead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Bedfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Bedfordshire.

Location of Swineshead within Bedfordshire
Location of Swineshead within Bedfordshire

What is the postcode for Swineshead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Swineshead is MK44 2AA.

Where is Swineshead in MK44?

Swineshead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the MK44 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the MK44 postcode district.

Location of Swineshead within MK44
Location of Swineshead within MK44

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What is the post town for Swineshead?

The post town for Swineshead is Bedford. Swineshead is in the MK44 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bedford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Swineshead?

The centre of Swineshead is located at position 52.28052° latitude and -0.45123° longitude.

Latitude52.28052°
Longitude-0.45123°

What is the easting and northing of Swineshead?

The centre of Swineshead is located at the grid reference easting 505755 and northing 265837 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting505755
Northing265837

What are the nearest towns to Swineshead?

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

south-east
6m
Swineshead is 6 miles south-east of Raunds
east
6m
Swineshead is 6 miles east of Rushden
east
6m
Swineshead is 6 miles east of Higham Ferrers
south-east
8m
Swineshead is 8 miles south-east of Irthlingborough
north-west
9m
Swineshead is 9 miles north-west of St Neots
south-east
9m
Swineshead is 9 miles south-east of Thrapston
north
10m
Swineshead is 10 miles north of Bedford
east
10m
Swineshead is 10 miles east of Wellingborough
south-east
11m
Swineshead is 11 miles south-east of Burton Latimer
north
12m
Swineshead is 12 miles north of Kempston

What are the nearest cities to Swineshead?

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

south
22m
Swineshead is 22 miles south of Peterborough
west
25m
Swineshead is 25 miles west of Cambridge
west
31m
Swineshead is 31 miles west of Ely
north
37m
Swineshead is 37 miles north of St Albans
south-east
38m
Swineshead is 38 miles south-east of Leicester
east
46m
Swineshead is 46 miles east of Coventry
north-east
50m
Swineshead is 50 miles north-east of Oxford
north-west
54m
Swineshead is 54 miles north-west of Chelmsford
north
55m
Swineshead is 55 miles north of City of London
north
55m
Swineshead is 55 miles north of London