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Victorian Wall Box - Doubledykes Road, St.Andrews, Fife.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa
N 56° 20.325 W 002° 48.304
30V E 512050 N 6243799
Quick Description: Wall box with VR insignia in a suburban street in the ancient town of St.Andrews.
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/14/2017 10:54:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMWCNC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 0

Long Description:

This Victorian wall box can be found west of the centre of St.Andrews in Doubledykes Road on a wall on the north side of the street near its western end.

The box is stained towards the bottom but the manufacturers name can still be deciphered. The letters V and R are at the top with a crown between.

Postbox Number KY16 355D

Tell us about the area the post box is situated.:
Doubledykes Road is only a few hundred yards long and links the A915 City Road with the B939 Argyle Street, west of the centre of the town. The street is of leafy suburbia not far from St.Andrews Museum and the University.


Condition of the box: Good/Average/Poor: Average

Is this post box still in use?: Monday to Friday 9.00am. Saturday 7.00am.

Is VR embossed on the post box or is it an "anonymous" box?: VR embossed

Any other embossed lettering, such as manufacturer?: Post Office and W T Allen & Co London

Manufacturer Inscription: WT Allen & Co, London (1881-1901)

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