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Pillar Box at Junction with Marie Hill Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in St Paul's, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475899

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422NE ST PAUL'S ROAD
630-1/9/847 (North side)
06/07/77 Pillar box at junction with Marle
Hill Parade

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 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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