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Pillar Box outside the Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4394 / 51°26'21"N

Longitude: -3.1732 / 3°10'23"W

OS Eastings: 318554

OS Northings: 171805

OS Grid: ST185718

Mapcode National: GBR HY.NGKD

Mapcode Global: VH6FL.Y2BX

Entry Name: Pillar Box outside the Post Office

Listing Date: 19 November 1990

Last Amended: 21 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13336

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the pavement outside the Post Office, uphill from the main entrance.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Built-Up Area: Penarth

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

This example manufactured by Carron and Company, Stirlingshire.

Exterior

Circular cast-iron red letter-box of standard design. Fluted rim to shallow domed cap; crowned 'E II R' monogram to door.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Post Office.

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