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Pillar Box at North Side of Junction in Malvern Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWW6+G9

Entry Name: Pillar Box at North Side of Junction in Malvern Place

Listing Date: 6 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474602

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

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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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