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Latitude: 51.8963 / 51°53'46"N
Longitude: -2.089 / 2°5'20"W
OS Eastings: 393970
OS Northings: 221980
OS Grid: SO939219
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.0P7
Mapcode Global: VH947.QLZM
Entry Name: Pillar Box at North Side of Junction in Malvern Place
Listing Date: 6 July 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104286
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474602
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9321NE DOURO ROAD
630-1/16/308 Pillar Box at north side of junction
06/07/77 in Malvern Place
Pillar box. 1866-79. Designed by JW Penfold. Manufactured by
Cochrane Grove Company of Dudley. Cast-iron. Hexagonal letter
box with elaborate leaf decoration crest and lettering `VR'.
Cheltenham has 8 of the 64 Penfold-type Victorian pillar boxes
reputed to remain in the country. There are other examples of
the type in Bayshill Road (qv) and College Lawn (qv), Evesham
Road (qv), Lansdown Road (qv), Montpellier Walk (qv),
Pittville Circus Road (qv) and St Paul's Road.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 99; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork:
Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 68-9).
Listing NGR: SO9397021980
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