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Latitude: 51.9055 / 51°54'19"N
Longitude: -2.0751 / 2°4'30"W
OS Eastings: 394926
OS Northings: 223000
OS Grid: SO949230
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.J4Z
Mapcode Global: VH947.ZC9K
Entry Name: Pillar Box at Junction with Marie Hill Parade
Listing Date: 6 July 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387905
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475899
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: St Paul's
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9422NE ST PAUL'S ROAD
630-1/9/847 (North side)
06/07/77 Pillar box at junction with Marle
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 9 of the 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 Road (qv), Montpellier Walk
(qv) and Pittville Circus 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: SO9492623000
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