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Pillar Box Near North East Corner of Junction with Slately Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3845 / 53°23'4"N

Longitude: -3.0398 / 3°2'23"W

OS Eastings: 330936

OS Northings: 388023

OS Grid: SJ309880

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y69.PG

Mapcode Global: WH87D.86Q6

Entry Name: Pillar Box Near North East Corner of Junction with Slately Road

Listing Date: 21 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389119

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Oxton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 BALLS ROAD, Claughton
789-1/10/184 (North side)
21/07/87 Pillar Box near North-east corner of
junction with Slatey Road

II

Pillar box. c1856. Manufactured by Smith and Hawkes of
Birmingham for the General Post Office. Cast-iron painted red.
Circular column with 16 flutes on moulded base, moulded top
band with cornice to low conical cap. On top band in raised
letters: Post Office, and a royal cypher, VR with central
crown to either side. On front, below band, the vertical
posting slot with Letter Box in small letters incised in
raised frame. Below a square framed panel for collection
information. Door to box at rear. Only about 8 boxes of this
type remain in use by Post Office.


Listing NGR: SJ3093688023

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