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Pillar Box Outside Walkford Sub Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Christchurch, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7502 / 50°45'0"N

Longitude: -1.6972 / 1°41'49"W

OS Eastings: 421458

OS Northings: 94552

OS Grid: SZ214945

Mapcode National: GBR 557.XBY

Mapcode Global: FRA 77B3.8M9

Entry Name: Pillar Box Outside Walkford Sub Post Office

Listing Date: 7 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447891

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

Town: Christchurch

Electoral Ward/Division: North Highcliffe and Walkford

Built-Up Area: Christchurch

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Highcliffe St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list

RINGWOOD ROAD
SZ 2094 + 2194 (South west side)
14/440
Pillar box o/s
Walkford Sub Post Office
II

Pillar box. Manufactured c1936 by Carron Co Ltd. Cast iron painted red with
black base. Cylindrical box having base, Edward VIII cipher and crown,
collection-time panels below and above horizontal letter slit, cornice, and
shallow-domed dentilled cap with crescent supporting plate giving direction of
Post Office. Stamp dispensing machine fixed to side.

This is one of less than 100 Edward VIII boxes to remain in the country and a
well-surviving example.


Listing NGR: SZ2145894552

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

The following building shall be added to the list

RINGWOOD ROAD
SZ 2094 + 2194 (South west side)
14/440
Pillar box o/s
Walkford Sub Post Office
II

Pillar box. Manufactured c1936 by Carron Co Ltd. Cast iron painted red with
black base. Cylindrical box having base, Edward VIII cipher and crown,
collection-time panels below and above horizontal letter slit, cornice, and
shallow-domed dentilled cap with crescent supporting plate giving direction of
Post Office. Stamp dispensing machine fixed to side.

This is one of less than 100 Edward VIII boxes to remain in the country and a
well-surviving example.


Listing NGR: SZ2145894552

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