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Latitude: 51.8936 / 51°53'37"N
Longitude: -2.0907 / 2°5'26"W
OS Eastings: 393854
OS Northings: 221680
OS Grid: SO938216
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.67X
Mapcode Global: VH947.QN2P
Entry Name: Pillar Box at Junction with Queens Road
Listing Date: 6 July 1977
Last Amended: 16 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104382
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474870
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9321NE LANSDOWN ROAD
630-1/16/453 (North side)
06/07/77 Pillar box at junction with Queen's
(Formerly Listed as:
Pillar box outside No.1 Queen's Road)
Pillar box. 1866-79. Designed by JW Penfold, cast by Cochrane
Grove and Company of Dudley. Hexagonal with elaborate leaf
decorated crest and lettering 'VR'. Cheltenham retains 8 of
the 64 Penfold-type Victorian pillar boxes reputed to remain
of the country. Others are located in Bayshill Road (qv),
College Lawn (qv), Douro Road (qv), Evesham Road (qv),
Montpellier Walk (qv), Pittville Circus Road (qv) and St
Paul's Road (qv).
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 68-69; Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham
Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 99).
Listing NGR: SO9385421680
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