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Pillar Box outside No.82

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardiff, Cardiff

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Coordinates

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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History

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).

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 letter box.

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