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Pillar Box at Junction with Queens Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8936 / 51°53'37"N

Longitude: -2.0907 / 2°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 393854

OS Northings: 221680

OS Grid: SO938216

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.67X

Mapcode Global: VH947.QN2P

Plus Code: 9C3VVWV5+FP

Entry Name: Pillar Box at Junction with Queens Road

Listing Date: 6 July 1977

Last Amended: 16 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474870

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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630-1/16/453 (North side)
06/07/77 Pillar box at junction with Queen's
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Pillar box outside No.1 Queen's Road)


Pillar box. 1866-79. Designed by JW Penfold, cast by Cochrane
Grove and Company of Dudley. Hexagonal with elaborate leaf
decorated crest and lettering 'VR'. Cheltenham retains 8 of
the 64 Penfold-type Victorian pillar boxes reputed to remain
of the country. Others are located in Bayshill Road (qv),
College Lawn (qv), Douro Road (qv), Evesham Road (qv),
Montpellier Walk (qv), Pittville Circus Road (qv) and St
Paul's Road (qv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 68-69; Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham
Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 99).

Listing NGR: SO9385421680

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