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The Gainsborough 01427 Area Code (Gainsborough Dialling Code)

The 01427 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Gainsborough area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01427 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Gainsborough area code is (01427) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01427 Area Code?

The Gainsborough 01427 dialling code intersects the counties of Bassetlaw, Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire in the East Midlands and Yorkshire and The Humber Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01427 Gainsborough dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01427 Gainsborough 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 01427 dialling code.

Phoning the 01427 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 (1427).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441427
Europe00441427
Australia0011441427

Origins of the 01427 Gainsborough 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 0427.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01427 area was GA7. The first two characters are taken from the letters G and A in GAinsborough. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 2 and 7.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01427 Gainsborough area code
An old rotary dial for the 01427 Gainsborough area code.

Map of the 01427 Gainsborough dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01427 Gainsborough phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01427 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01427 Gainsborough area code
Map of the 01427 Gainsborough area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Gainsborough 01427-Gainsborough dialling Code

Beckingham
Belton (North Lincolnshire)
Blyton
Corringham (West Lindsey)
Epworth
Gainsborough
Haxey
Hemswell Cliff
Lincoln
Marton (West Lindsey)
Misterton
North Leverton with Habblesthorpe
North Wheatley
Owston Ferry
Sturton by Stow
Sturton le Steeple
Westwoodside
Willingham by Stow
Willoughton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Gainsborough 01427-Gainsborough dialling Code

Misterton (SLMIS) Nottinghamshire
Gainsborough (SLGB) Lincolnshire
Sturton Le Steeple (SLSTU) Nottinghamshire
Haxey (SLHX) North Lincolnshire
Stow (SLSTW) Lincolnshire