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Pillar Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3253 / 53°19'31"N

Longitude: -3.8322 / 3°49'55"W

OS Eastings: 278065

OS Northings: 382497

OS Grid: SH780824

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPZ.4P

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3PD3

Entry Name: Pillar Box

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3639

Building Class: Communications

Location: Outside No 5 Gloddaeth Street.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

1910 or later (George V Monogram). One of only 3 examples of this type still in GPO use; the only example with GR lettering.

Exterior

Rectangular cast-iron pillar box made by W T Allen and Co of London; chamfered stone plinth. Pyramidal roof with ball-finial. Moulded rim to overlapping door with crown insignia above weathering (embossed "POST OFFICE") to letter opening. (GR) embossed monogram below collection plate.

Reasons for Listing

Extremely rare (possibly unique) example of this design of pillar box in Wales.

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