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Latitude: 55.8426 / 55°50'33"N
Longitude: -4.2749 / 4°16'29"W
OS Eastings: 257650
OS Northings: 663385
OS Grid: NS576633
Mapcode National: GBR 0GT.HB
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.9DKT
Plus Code: 9C7QRPVG+22
Entry Name: Edward Viii Pillar Box, Albert Drive
Listing Name: Albert Drive, Edward VIII Pillar Box
Listing Date: 9 March 2007
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 399373
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50819
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Pollokshields
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Carron Company, Stirlingshire (embossed signature), 1936. Columnar cast-iron pillar box with swept frieze to shallow-domed cap, dentilled at rim. Base (painted black) with signature, shaft with '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. Only a handful of these are thought to remain. Located at corner of Albert Drive and Herriet Street.
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