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Pillar Box on North Side of Junction with Parabola Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWX9+58

Entry Name: Pillar Box on North Side of Junction with Parabola Road

Listing Date: 6 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474136

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

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Listing Text


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

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

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