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Pillar Box Surmounted by Gas Lamp Adjacent to Number 31

A Grade II Listed Building in Milkstone and Deeplish, Rochdale

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VJR9R+C8

Entry Name: Pillar Box Surmounted by Gas Lamp Adjacent to Number 31

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358993

ID on this website: 101253187

Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Milkstone and Deeplish

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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(West side)
Pillar Box surmounted
by Gas Lamp adjacent to
No. 31


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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