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Pillar Box on East Side of Junction with All Saints Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475413

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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

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Listing Text


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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