Skip to main content

Monument record MDR10276 - Post box, Hartington Street, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1880 AD to 1880 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post Box, Hartington Street. Cylindrical box of 1880 made by Andrew Handyside & Co., Derby. Unusual limited design without any royal cypher, crown or wording other than the manufacturer. Known as 'anonymous' boxes. (1 and 2) Type PB10 - large; high aperture. One of 123 known (nationally). (2) Cylindrical cast iron post box by Andrew Handyside & Co, 1880. Unusual limited design without any royal cipher, crown or wording other than the manufacturer. These were known as ‘anonymous’ boxes. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 12.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 19.4 and photo.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 61.



Grid reference Centred SK 35434 35390 (5m by 4m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Jul 17 2013 11:13AM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.