Monument record MDR12742 - Victorian postbox, Buxton Road, Furness Vale, Whaley Bridge

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to Edwardian - 1881 AD to 1904 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Victorian post box, with the initials V and R on either side of a crown, is mounted in the wall of no. 18 Buxton Road, south of Furness Vale. It is a wall box type C (small) cast by W T Allen & Co during the period 1881-1904. (1) The letter box is not shown on late 19th or early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps, suggesting that the wall box may have been brought from elsewhere. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 19.2, with photo.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Stroud, G. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference SK 0102 8305 (point)

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Record last edited

Jul 19 2011 2:23PM

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