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PILLAR BOX SURMOUNTED BY GAS LAMP ADJACENT TO NUMBER 31

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 SURMOUNTED BY GAS LAMP ADJACENT TO NUMBER 31

List entry Number: 1253187

Location

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

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

County:

District: Rochdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 358993

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SD 89563 13574

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