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Pillar box outside NatWest Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2809 / 53°16'51"N

Longitude: -3.8274 / 3°49'38"W

OS Eastings: 278261

OS Northings: 377544

OS Grid: SH782775

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZQH.5M

Mapcode Global: WH654.5SQP

Entry Name: Pillar box outside NatWest Bank

Listing Date: 30 December 2005

Last Amended: 30 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87452

Location: Standing as a pair with a telephone call-box immediately outside NatWest Bank.

County: Conwy

Town: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Walled town

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

A pillar box of the type introduced by the GPO in 1904, cast by McDowall Steven & Co of Glasgow. It is shown on the 1913 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A cylindrical cast-iron pillar box painted red, on a black base with founder's name in raised letters. The hinged door bears the royal cipher of Edward VII and incorporates a horizontal posting aperture. The box has a projecting shallow domed cap with fluted cornice.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early letter box that is a prominent feature within the townscape

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