PILLAR BOX AT JUNCTION WITH QUEENS ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104382
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
PILLAR BOX AT JUNCTION WITH QUEENS ROAD, LANSDOWN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PILLAR BOX AT JUNCTION WITH QUEENS ROAD, LANSDOWN ROAD

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 93854 21680

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9321NE LANSDOWN ROAD 630-1/16/453 (North side) 06/07/77 Pillar box at junction with Queen's Road (Formerly Listed as: LANSDOWN ROAD (North side) Pillar box outside No.1 Queen's Road)

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
474870
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 68/69
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.

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