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Latitude: 57.1307 / 57°7'50"N
Longitude: -2.0833 / 2°5'0"W
OS Eastings: 395053
OS Northings: 804422
OS Grid: NJ950044
Mapcode National: GBR SFK.LH
Mapcode Global: WH9QX.Z13C
Entry Name: Gregness Gardens at Girdleness Road, Edward Viii Pillar Box
Listing Date: 9 June 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394645
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47266
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Torry/Ferryhill
Traditional County: Kincardineshire
1936. Columnar pillar box with swept frieze to shallow-domed cap, dentilled at rim. Cast-iron. Base (painted black), shaft bearing "EVIIIR" in raised gothic lettering with crown above and "Post Office" below.
One of very few post boxes cast in the short reign of Edward VIII bearing his cipher "EVIIIR". A total of 271 letter boxes were made in 1936, 161 of which were pillar boxes. Of those still surviving the only other in Aberdeen is on Desswood Place (see separate listing).
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