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Latitude: 51.8979 / 51°53'52"N
Longitude: -2.0817 / 2°4'54"W
OS Eastings: 394473
OS Northings: 222157
OS Grid: SO944221
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.VYH
Mapcode Global: VH947.VKVD
Entry Name: Pillar Box on North Side of Junction with Parabola Road
Listing Date: 6 July 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386740
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474136
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9422SW BAYSHILL ROAD
630-1/12/194 (West side)
06/07/77 Pillar box on north side of junction
with Parabola Road
Pillar box. 1866-79. Designed by JW Penfold. Manufactured by
Cochrane Grove Company of Dudley. Hexagonal letter box with
elaborate leaf decorated crest and lettering `VR'. Cheltenham
has 8 of the 94 surviving Penfold-type Victorian pillar boxes
reputed to remain in the country. There are others in College
Lawn (qv), Douro Road (qv), Evesham Road (qv), Lansdown Road
(qv), Montpellier Walk (qv), Pittville Circus Road (qv) and St
Paul's Road (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: SO9447322157
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