The Stocks is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, three miles south-east of the town of Melksham, 11 miles east of the major city of Bath, 47 miles east of Cardiff, and 87 miles west of London. The Stocks lies seven miles east of the Somerset border. The Stocks falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN12 postcode district. The post town for The Stocks is Melksham.
The Stocks is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.
The Stocks is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of The Stocks is SN12 6PP.
The Stocks is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SN12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SN12 postcode district.
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The post town for The Stocks is Melksham. The Stocks is in the SN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melksham.
The centre of The Stocks is located at position 51.33947° latitude and -2.11258° longitude.
The centre of The Stocks is located at the grid reference easting 392254 and northing 160048 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of The Stocks relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of The Stocks to the centre of the town.
Position of The Stocks relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of The Stocks to the centre of the city.