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Castle Street, Carrickmacross, County Monaghan
41310062
Postbox
Reg. No.41310062
Date1870 - 1890
Previous NameN/A
TownlandDRUMMOND OTRA
CountyCounty Monaghan
Coordinates284132, 303545
Categories of Special InterestARTISTIC HISTORICAL SOCIAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usepost box
In Use Aspost box
 
Description
Cast-iron wall-mounted post box, c.1880, with royal insignia of Queen Victoria and crown. Maker's mark, 'W.T. Allen & Co. London', to base and 'Post Office' to letter slot. Set in rubble retaining wall of graveyard of Church of Ireland.

Appraisal

This attractive post box has simple, well designed lettering and crown which enhance its modest form. It is still in use after about 130 years.
 
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