Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road


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Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road, Balls Road


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Statutory Address:
Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road, Balls Road

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

Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:


SJ3088 789-1/10/184

BIRKENHEAD Claughton BALLS ROAD (north side) Pillar Box near north east corner of junction with Slatey Road 21/07/87

II Pillar box. c1856. Manufactured by Smith and Hawkes of Birmingham for the General Post Office. Cast-iron painted red. Circular column with 16 flutes on moulded base, moulded top band with cornice to low conical cap. On top band in raised letters: Post Office, and a royal cypher, VR with central crown to either side. On front, below band, the vertical posting slot with Letter Box in small letters incised in raised frame. Below a square framed panel for collection information. Door to box at rear. Only about eight boxes of this type remain in use by Post Office.

Listing NGR: SJ3093688023


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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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Date: 12 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06038/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gary Lilliott. Source Historic England Archive
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