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Courthouse Square, Galway, County Galway
30314002
View from north
Reg. No.30314002
Date1910 - 1920
Previous NameN/A
TownlandTOWNPARKS(ST. NICHOLAS' PARISH)
CountyCounty Galway
Coordinates129699, 225571
Categories of Special InterestARTISTIC SOCIAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usepost box
In Use Aspost box
 
Description
Freestanding cast-iron pillar post box, erected c.1915, on cylindrical base, with raised 'GR' royal cipher, having moulded neck and plinth with dentillation to shallow domed cap. Sited in front of courthouse in paved pedestrian area.

Appraisal

This post box was cast by McDowall, Steven and Company Ltd of London and Glasgow and represents a good example of mass-produced cast-iron work making a pleasant contribution to the streetscape. It continues in use today after a century of service.
 
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