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Latitude: 51.9035 / 51°54'12"N
Longitude: -2.0642 / 2°3'51"W
OS Eastings: 395680
OS Northings: 222773
OS Grid: SO956227
Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.LYV
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.5FL4
Plus Code: 9C3VWW3P+98
Entry Name: Pillar Box on East Side of Junction with All Saints Road
Listing Date: 6 July 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387452
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475413
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham All Saints (Pittville)
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9522NE PITTVILLE CIRCUS ROAD
630-1/11/655 (South side)
06/07/77 Pillar box on east side of junction
with All Saints' Road
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), Montpellier
Walk (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: 68-69).
Listing NGR: SO9568022773
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