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Edward Viii, 70 Hyndland Road

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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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

Plus Code: 9C7QVMHV+WR

Entry Name: Edward Viii, 70 Hyndland Road

Listing 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

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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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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