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Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3845 / 53°23'4"N

Longitude: -3.0398 / 3°2'23"W

OS Eastings: 330936

OS Northings: 388023

OS Grid: SJ309880

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y69.PG

Mapcode Global: WH87D.86Q6

Plus Code: 9C5R9XM6+R3

Entry Name: Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road

Listing Date: 21 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389119

ID on this website: 101201588

Location: Oxton, Wirral, Merseyside, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Oxton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road


Pillar box. c1856. Manufactured by Smith and Hawkes of Birmingham for the General Post Office. Cast-iron painted red. Circular column with 16 flutes on moulded base, moulded top band with cornice to low conical cap. On top band in raised letters: Post Office, and a royal cypher, VR with central crown to either side. On front, below band, the vertical posting slot with Letter Box in small letters incised in raised frame. Below a square framed panel for collection information. Door to box at rear. Only about eight boxes of this type remain in use by Post Office.

Listing NGR: SJ3093688023

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