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Penrith Station Victorian Wall box, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 39.719 W 002° 45.526
30U E 515560 N 6057205
Quick Description: There is a well preserved Victorian wall post box on the main platform of Penrith Station. CA11 3
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/26/2012 8:14:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMFT2Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
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Long Description:
Penrith Station is on the West Coast Rail Line. Express trains still thunder through.
Mail trains would collect onward mail without stopping, and Penrith was reputedly the last place this occurred.
Tell us about the area the post box is situated.:
on the platform near the booking office.


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

Is this post box still in use?: Monday - Friday 5.30 pm Saturday 12.15 pm

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

Any other embossed lettering, such as manufacturer?: WT Allen

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

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