History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Pillar Box on East Side of Junction with All Saints Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

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

Find accommodation in
Cheltenham

Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NE PITTVILLE CIRCUS ROAD
630-1/11/655 (South side)
06/07/77 Pillar box on east side of junction
with All Saints' Road

II

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

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.