Where is West Hendred?

West Hendred is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, three miles east of the town of Wantage, 12 miles south of the major city of Oxford, and 53 miles west of London. West Hendred lies two miles north-west of the Berkshire border, and was historically in the county of Berkshire. West Hendred 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 West Hendred is Wantage.

West Hendred on a map

Bounding box showing extent of West Hendred
Location of West Hendred within the UK

Which county is West Hendred in?

West Hendred 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 West Hendred in Oxfordshire?

West Hendred is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.

Location of West Hendred within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for West Hendred?

The nearest postcode to the centre of West Hendred is OX12 8RP.

Where is West Hendred in OX12?

West Hendred is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the OX12 postcode district.

Location of West Hendred within OX12

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What is the post town for West Hendred?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of West Hendred?

The centre of West Hendred is located at position 51.59389° latitude and -1.35308° longitude.

Latitude51.59389°
Longitude-1.35308°

What is the easting and northing of West Hendred?

The centre of West Hendred is located at the grid reference easting 444910 and northing 188536 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting444910
Northing188536

What are the nearest towns to West Hendred?

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

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West Hendred is 3 miles east of Wantage
5m
West Hendred is 5 miles west of Didcot
6m
West Hendred is 6 miles south-west of Abingdon-on-Thames
10m
West Hendred is 10 miles west of Wallingford
11m
West Hendred is 11 miles south-east of Faringdon
13m
West Hendred is 13 miles north of Newbury
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West Hendred is 14 miles north of Thatcham
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West Hendred is 14 miles north-east of Hungerford
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West Hendred is 14 miles south-east of Witney
15m
West Hendred is 15 miles west of Watlington

What are the nearest cities to West Hendred?

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

12m
West Hendred is 12 miles south of Oxford
37m
West Hendred is 37 miles north of Winchester
41m
West Hendred is 41 miles north-east of Salisbury
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West Hendred is 43 miles south-east of Gloucester
45m
West Hendred is 45 miles west of St Albans
46m
West Hendred is 46 miles east of Bath
48m
West Hendred is 48 miles north of Southampton
53m
West Hendred is 53 miles west of London
53m
West Hendred is 53 miles west of City of Westminster
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West Hendred is 55 miles west of City of London