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Latitude: 51.896 / 51°53'45"N
Longitude: -2.0815 / 2°4'53"W
OS Eastings: 394488
OS Northings: 221946
OS Grid: SO944219
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.2L1
Mapcode Global: VH947.VLYV
Entry Name: Pillar Box Outside Hanover House
Listing Date: 6 July 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387361
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475317
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9421NW MONTPELLIER WALK
630-1/17/583 (West side)
06/07/77 Pillar box outside Hanover House
Pillar box. 1866-79. Cast-iron. 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 Bayshill Road (qv), College Lawn (qv), Douro
Road (qv), Evesham Road (qv), Lansdown Road (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: SO9448821946
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