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Latitude: 55.8798 / 55°52'47"N
Longitude: -4.3054 / 4°18'19"W
OS Eastings: 255878
OS Northings: 667590
OS Grid: NS558675
Mapcode National: GBR 08C.BZ
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.TGZS
Entry Name: 70 Hyndland Road, Edward Viii Pillar Box
Listing Date: 29 May 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395448
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48024
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Carron Company, Stirlingshire (embossed signature), 1936. Columnar pillar box with swept frieze to shallow-domed cap, dentilled at rim. Cast-iron. Base (painted black) with signature, 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.
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