PILLAR BOX OUTSIDE HAMMOND COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104257
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1977
Statutory Address:
PILLAR BOX OUTSIDE HAMMOND COURT, COLLEGE LAWN

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Location

Statutory Address:
PILLAR BOX OUTSIDE HAMMOND COURT, COLLEGE LAWN

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 95196 21341

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9521SW COLLEGE LAWN 630-1/24/292 (West side) 06/07/77 Pillar Box outside Hammond Court (Hammond Court not included)

II

Pillar box. 1866-77. Cast-iron. Designed by JW Penfold. Made by Cochrane Grove Company of Dudley. Hexagonal `Penfold' letter box with elaborated leaf decorated crest and lettering `VR'. Cheltenham has 8 of the surviving 94 Penfold-type Victorian pillar boxes reputed to survive in the country, others remain in Bayshill Road (qv), Duoro Road (qv), Evesham Road (qv), Lansdown Road (qv), Montpellier Walk (qv), Pittville Circus Road (qv) and St Paul's Road (qv). (Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 99; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 68-9).





Listing NGR: SO9519621341

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
474572
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 68-9
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993), 99

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jan 2007
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