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Pillar Box Outside Hanover House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWW9+CC

Entry Name: Pillar Box Outside Hanover House

Listing Date: 6 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475317

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: Leckhampton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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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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