Where is Watchfield?

Watchfield is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, three miles south-east of the town of Highworth, seven miles north-east of the major town of Swindon, and 66 miles west of London. Watchfield lies just north-east of the Wiltshire border, and was historically in the county of Berkshire. Watchfield falls within the district council of Vale of White Horse, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the SN6 postcode district. The post town for Watchfield is Swindon.

Watchfield on a map

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

Which county is Watchfield in?

Watchfield 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 Watchfield in Oxfordshire?

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

Location of Watchfield within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Watchfield?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Watchfield is SN6 8TE.

Where is Watchfield in SN6?

Watchfield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN6 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SN6 postcode district.

Location of Watchfield within SN6

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What is the post town for Watchfield?

The post town for Watchfield is Swindon. Watchfield is in the SN6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swindon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Watchfield?

The centre of Watchfield is located at position 51.61129° latitude and -1.64721° longitude.

Latitude51.61129°
Longitude-1.64721°

What is the easting and northing of Watchfield?

The centre of Watchfield is located at the grid reference easting 424526 and northing 190332 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting424526
Northing190332

What are the nearest towns to Watchfield?

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

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Watchfield is 3 miles south-east of Highworth
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Watchfield is 4 miles south-west of Faringdon
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Watchfield is 6 miles south of Lechlade-on-Thames
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Watchfield is 7 miles north-east of Swindon
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Watchfield is 9 miles south-east of Fairford
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Watchfield is 9 miles east of Cricklade
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Watchfield is 10 miles west of Wantage
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Watchfield is 10 miles south of Carterton
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Watchfield is 12 miles north-east of Royal Wootton Bassett
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Watchfield is 14 miles south of Burford

What are the nearest cities to Watchfield?

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

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Watchfield is 19 miles south-west of Oxford
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Watchfield is 31 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Watchfield is 35 miles north-east of Bath
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Watchfield is 38 miles north of Salisbury
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Watchfield is 41 miles north of Winchester
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Watchfield is 43 miles east of Bristol
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Watchfield is 47 miles south-east of Worcester
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Watchfield is 50 miles north of Southampton
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Watchfield is 51 miles north-east of Wells
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Watchfield is 55 miles south-east of Hereford