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PILLAR BOX AT JUNCTION WITH QUEENS ROAD

List Entry Summary

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

Name: PILLAR BOX AT JUNCTION WITH QUEENS ROAD

List entry Number: 1104382

Location

PILLAR BOX AT JUNCTION WITH QUEENS ROAD, LANSDOWN ROAD

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Nov-1998

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474870

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 68/69
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993), 99

National Grid Reference: SO 93854 21680

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