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Pillar Box, St George's Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3242 / 53°19'27"N

Longitude: -3.8268 / 3°49'36"W

OS Eastings: 278424

OS Northings: 382364

OS Grid: SH784823

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZQ0.92

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.5PZZ

Entry Name: Pillar Box, St George's Crescent

Listing Date: 16 March 1976

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3456

Building Class: Communications

Location: Outside The Queen's Hotel.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

An example of the hexagonal cast-iron pillar box designed by J W Penfold c1865; pillar boxes of identical design produced 1866 to 79 by Cochrane and Co.

Exterior

Hexagonal cast-iron pillar box. Shallow umbrella shaped domed top decorated with foliage and with beading at the base; oval finial. Royal coat of arms above opening for letters. Initials " VR" applied to door of pillar box. Moulded base with inscription "Cochrane Co".

Reasons for Listing

Rare surviving hexagonal post box. Group value with Queen's Hotel.

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