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The Chippenham 01249 Area Code (Chippenham Dialling Code)

The 01249 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Chippenham area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01249 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Chippenham area code is (01249) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01249 Area Code?

The Chippenham 01249 dialling code is situated in the county of Wiltshire in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01249 Chippenham dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01249 Chippenham dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01249 dialling code.

Phoning the 01249 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1249).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441249
Europe00441249
Australia0011441249

Origins of the 01249 Chippenham Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0249.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01249 area was CH9. The first two characters are taken from the letters C and H in CHippenham. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 4 and 9.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01249 Chippenham area code
An old rotary dial for the 01249 Chippenham area code.

Map of the 01249 Chippenham dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01249 Chippenham phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01249 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01249 Chippenham area code
Map of the 01249 Chippenham area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Chippenham 01249-Chippenham dialling Code

Calne
Cherhill
Chippenham (Wiltshire)
Christian Malford
Corsham
Derry Hill
Kington Langley
Kington St Michael
Lacock
Lyneham Airfield
Sutton Benger
Upper Seagry
Yatton Keynell

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Chippenham 01249-Chippenham dialling Code

Calne (SSCAL) Wiltshire
Corsham (SSCOR) Wiltshire
Chippenham (SSCHI) Wiltshire
Bradenstoke (SSBRK) Wiltshire