Categories of Special Interest
Artistic Historical Social
In Use As
1880 - 1900
Wall-mounted cast-iron post box, c.1890, with raised "VR" royal cipher. Set in painted rendered wall.
A discreet item of street furniture, which has a subtle impact on the visual appeal of the streetscape. The various raised details enhance the design quality of the post box, while the royal cipher in particular is of interest as a reminder of Ireland as part of the British Empire. The post box remains in reasonable condition, and is a good example of early mass-produced cast-iron ware.