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70 Hyndland Road, Edward Viii Pillar Box

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395448

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48024

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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