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Pillar Box at corner of Theobald Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Canton, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4792 / 51°28'45"N

Longitude: -3.2064 / 3°12'22"W

OS Eastings: 316319

OS Northings: 176274

OS Grid: ST163762

Mapcode National: GBR KBM.0P

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.C2SV

Entry Name: Pillar Box at corner of Theobald Road

Listing Date: 8 November 2001

Last Amended: 8 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25862

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the south side of Canton about 300m south-west of the Church of St John the Evangelist.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Canton (Treganna)

Community: Canton

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

This pillar box is the V R standard cylindrical design which was current from 1887-1901.

Exterior

Cast iron cylindrical pillar box with V R monogram which is also marked in relief lettering Handyside and Co. Derby and London.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as an increasingly rare late Victorian pillar box.

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