PILLAR BOX SURMOUNTED BY GAS LAMP ADJACENT TO NUMBER 31

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253187

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: PILLAR BOX SURMOUNTED BY GAS LAMP ADJACENT TO NUMBER 31, TOAD LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PILLAR BOX SURMOUNTED BY GAS LAMP ADJACENT TO NUMBER 31, TOAD LANE

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

District: Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 89563 13574

Summary

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History

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Details

SD 8913NE TOAD LANE (West side) 10/133 Pillar Box surmounted by Gas Lamp adjacent to No. 31

GV II

Pillar box surmounted by gas lamp. Box dated 1866; by Cochrane Glove and Co. Lamp of similar date but attached later. Both box and lamp are resited. Cast iron. Pillar box is cylindrical on base with letters stating 'COCHRANE GLOVE & Co /WOODSIDE WORKS/ DUDLEY 1866' The box is without royal cipher and has annulets and horizontal slit beneath hexagonal cap. Bolted on top of the box is the gas lamp with gadrooned-vase foot from which rises a fluted shaft with foliated capital; hexagonal lantern with turned finial. The box itself is a particularly rare survival, another example is illustrated in: H Aaron, Pillar to Post, 1982, p.108.

Listing NGR: SD8956313574

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 358993

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Aaron, H, Pillar to Post, (1982), 108

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