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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333230
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474611
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO92SE EVESHAM ROAD
630-1/2/315 (West side)
06/07/77 Pillar box to south of junction with
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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