History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Pillar Box Surmounted by Gas Lamp Adjacent to Number 31

A Grade II Listed Building in Milkstone and Deeplish, Rochdale

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358993

Location: Rochdale, OL12

County: Rochdale

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

(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

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.