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Pillar Box outside No.82

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardiff, Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4841 / 51°29'2"N

Longitude: -3.1968 / 3°11'48"W

OS Eastings: 316991

OS Northings: 176801

OS Grid: ST169768

Mapcode National: GBR KDK.5Z

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.JYTQ

Plus Code: 9C3RFRM3+J7

Entry Name: Pillar Box outside No.82

Listing Date: 24 May 2002

Last Amended: 24 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26680

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the centre of the Community in an area of contemporary housing and about 100m north of the Church of St. Mary of the Angels.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Riverside

Community: Riverside

Locality: Canton

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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This letter box is the V R standard cylindrical design which was current from 1887-1901. This particular one was probably sited in c1890 when the street was being developed. There is another one nearby in Lansdowne Road, Canton (qv).


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 letter box.

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