Survey Data

Reg No

30314002


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Artistic Social Technical


Original Use

Post box


In Use As

Post box


Date

1910 - 1920


Coordinates

129699, 225571


Date Recorded

01/09/2008


Date Updated

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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.