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Sinclair Street, Edward Viii Post Box

A Category C Listed Building in Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9448 / 55°56'41"N

Longitude: -4.3181 / 4°19'5"W

OS Eastings: 255325

OS Northings: 674841

OS Grid: NS553748

Mapcode National: GBR 0X.YFWX

Mapcode Global: WH3NN.MVY1

Entry Name: Sinclair Street, Edward Viii Post Box

Listing Date: 25 April 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396027

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48607

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Milngavie

County: East Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Milngavie

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

1936. Edward VIII pillar type letter/ post box with later attached ironwork pouch. Columnar 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.

Statement of Interest

A rare unrecorded example of an Edward VIII pillar box of which only 161 were manufactured, many of which had their doors changed to display the George VI cipher.

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