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Pillar Box Outside Hammond Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8906 / 51°53'26"N

Longitude: -2.0712 / 2°4'16"W

OS Eastings: 395196

OS Northings: 221342

OS Grid: SO951213

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.K4M

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1RW0

Plus Code: 9C3VVWRH+6G

Entry Name: Pillar Box Outside Hammond Court

Listing Date: 6 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474572

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/24/292 (West side)
06/07/77 Pillar Box outside Hammond Court
(Hammond Court not included)


Pillar box. 1866-77. Cast-iron. Designed by JW Penfold. Made
by Cochrane Grove Company of Dudley. Hexagonal `Penfold'
letter box with elaborated leaf decorated crest and lettering
`VR'. Cheltenham has 8 of the surviving 94 Penfold-type
Victorian pillar boxes reputed to survive in the country,
others remain in Bayshill Road (qv), Duoro Road (qv), Evesham
Road (qv), Lansdown Road (qv), Montpellier Walk (qv),
Pittville Circus Road (qv) and St Paul's Road (qv).
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 99; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork:
Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 68-9).

Listing NGR: SO9519621341

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