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How do I convert Latitude and Longitude to a UK Postcode?

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Lee_ChristieFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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For a given lat/long pair as input, say {57.1475, -2.0954}, how do I find which UK postcode that point is in? Is there some way to do this for free, without having to use a commercial library or web service?

Would a very large amount of boundary data be required to do this acurately, and if this is infeasably large, what is the best way to get data for a reasonable time/space efficient approximation without being too complex?
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