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Latitude: 53.6186 / 53°37'6"N
Longitude: -2.1592 / 2°9'33"W
OS Eastings: 389563
OS Northings: 413574
OS Grid: SD895135
Mapcode National: GBR FVCL.BK
Mapcode Global: WHB8X.S9ZR
Entry Name: Pillar Box Surmounted by Gas Lamp Adjacent to Number 31
Listing Date: 25 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1253187
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358993
Location: Rochdale, OL12
Electoral Ward/Division: Milkstone and Deeplish
Built-Up Area: Rochdale
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Rochdale St Chad, St Mary and St Edmund
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 8913NE TOAD LANE
Pillar Box surmounted
by Gas Lamp adjacent to
Pillar box surmounted by gas lamp. Box dated 1866; by Cochrane Glove and
Co. Lamp of similar date but attached later. Both box and lamp are resited.
Cast iron. Pillar box is cylindrical on base with letters stating 'COCHRANE
GLOVE & Co /WOODSIDE WORKS/ DUDLEY 1866' The box is without royal cipher
and has annulets and horizontal slit beneath hexagonal cap. Bolted on top
of the box is the gas lamp with gadrooned-vase foot from which rises a fluted
shaft with foliated capital; hexagonal lantern with turned finial. The
box itself is a particularly rare survival, another example is illustrated
in: H Aaron, Pillar to Post, 1982, p.108.
Listing NGR: SD8956313574
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