WALL WITH POSTING BOX OUTSIDE GLEBE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101230

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: WALL WITH POSTING BOX OUTSIDE GLEBE HOUSE, PIPERS HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WALL WITH POSTING BOX OUTSIDE GLEBE HOUSE, PIPERS HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum (District Authority)

Parish: Great Gaddesden

National Grid Reference: TL 02760 11121

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

GREAT GADDESDEN PIPERS HILL TL 01 SW (North side) 3/115 Wall with posting box - outside Glebe House

GV II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 157894

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Branch Johnson, W , The Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, (1970), 135

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