Where is Whatscombe?

Whatscombe is located in the county of Berkshire, South East England, five miles south of the town of Wantage, 16 miles east of the major town of Swindon, and 56 miles west of London. Whatscombe lies two miles south of the Oxfordshire border. Whatscombe falls within the unitary authority of West Berkshire. It is in the OX12 postcode district. The post town for Whatscombe is Wantage.

Whatscombe on a map

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

Which county is Whatscombe in?

Whatscombe is in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of West Berkshire.

Ceremonial CountyBerkshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire

Where is Whatscombe in Berkshire?

Whatscombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Berkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Berkshire.

Location of Whatscombe within Berkshire

What is the postcode for Whatscombe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Whatscombe is OX12 9NW.

Where is Whatscombe in OX12?

Whatscombe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OX12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX12 postcode district.

Location of Whatscombe within OX12

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What is the post town for Whatscombe?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Whatscombe?

The centre of Whatscombe is located at position 51.50921° latitude and -1.42873° longitude.

Latitude51.50921°
Longitude-1.42873°

What is the easting and northing of Whatscombe?

The centre of Whatscombe is located at the grid reference easting 439743 and northing 179075 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting439743
Northing179075

What are the nearest towns to Whatscombe?

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

5m
Whatscombe is 5 miles south of Wantage
8m
Whatscombe is 8 miles north-east of Hungerford
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Whatscombe is 9 miles north-west of Newbury
10m
Whatscombe is 10 miles north-west of Thatcham
10m
Whatscombe is 10 miles south-west of Didcot
12m
Whatscombe is 12 miles south-east of Faringdon
13m
Whatscombe is 13 miles south-west of Abingdon-on-Thames
14m
Whatscombe is 14 miles north-east of Marlborough
15m
Whatscombe is 15 miles south-west of Wallingford
15m
Whatscombe is 15 miles south-east of Highworth

What are the nearest cities to Whatscombe?

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

18m
Whatscombe is 18 miles south-west of Oxford
31m
Whatscombe is 31 miles north of Winchester
34m
Whatscombe is 34 miles north-east of Salisbury
41m
Whatscombe is 41 miles east of Bath
42m
Whatscombe is 42 miles north of Southampton
43m
Whatscombe is 43 miles south-east of Gloucester
50m
Whatscombe is 50 miles west of St Albans
51m
Whatscombe is 51 miles east of Bristol
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Whatscombe is 51 miles north of Portsmouth
54m
Whatscombe is 54 miles north-west of Chichester