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Pillar Box to South of Junction with Cleevelands Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.913 / 51°54'46"N

Longitude: -2.0698 / 2°4'11"W

OS Eastings: 395292

OS Northings: 223833

OS Grid: SO952238

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.5HH

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.25MT

Entry Name: Pillar Box to South of Junction with Cleevelands Drive

Listing Date: 6 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474611

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO92SE EVESHAM ROAD
630-1/2/315 (West side)
06/07/77 Pillar box to south of junction with
Cleevelands Drive

GV II

Pillar box. 1866-79. Designed by JW Penfold. Manufactured by
Cochrane Grove Company of Dudley. Cast-iron. Hexagonal letter
box with elaborate leaf decorated cresting and lettering 'VR'.
Cheltenham has 8 of the 64 Penfold-type Victorian pillar boxes
reputed to remain in the country. Other examples of the type
remain in Bayshill Road (qv), College Lawn (qv), Duoro Road
(qv), Lansdown Road (qv), Montpellier Walk (qv), Pittville
Circus Road (qv) and St Paul's Road.
Forms a good group with K6 Telephone Box to south of junction
with Cleevelands Drive (qv).
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 99; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork:
Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 68-9).


Listing NGR: SO9529223833

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