Survey Data

Reg No

15007134


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Social, Technical


Original Use

Post box


In Use As

Post box


Date

1880 - 1900


Coordinates

204317, 241837


Date Recorded

08/09/2004


Date Updated

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Description

Cast-iron post box, erected c.1890, with 'Post Office' insignia. Original 'VR' monogram now partially removed. Built into loggia to front of Athlone East Train Station (15007135).

Appraisal

An attractive piece of late nineteenth-century mass produced cast-iron work. The various raised elements serve to enhance the artistic design quality of the composition.