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Latitude: 51.7893 / 51°47'21"N
Longitude: -0.5115 / 0°30'41"W
OS Eastings: 502760
OS Northings: 211121
OS Grid: TL027111
Mapcode National: GBR G65.X2L
Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.29Y4
Entry Name: Wall with Posting Box Outside Glebe House
Listing Date: 19 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101230
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157894
Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1
Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
GREAT GADDESDEN PIPERS HILL
TL 01 SW
3/115 Wall with posting box
- outside Glebe House
Wall with posting box. C18 wall, posting box 1861 (of the earliest type
of wallbox used in this county, only 2 remain, here and at Hexton
c.1860) of the type in use by Post Office 1859-1861. By Smith and Hawkes
of Birmingham. Cast iron, painted red, set in short red brick roadside
wall, about 1.5m high. Narrow box front 10 inches wide x 30 inches tall.
Pedimented top with hood bearing the words 'POST OFFICE'. Small aperture
under hood has metal flap and 'LETTER BOX' on lower rim. Door divided
into 3 horizontal panels; upper one has royal cipher 'VR' with crown and
the words 'CLEARED AT'; blank middle panel for impermanent gunned or
painted table; the lower contains the lock. Large fixed panel below door
with maker's name at bottom. (Branch Johnson (1970) 135).
Listing NGR: TL0275411115
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