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Victorian Post Box, Trowse, Norfolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CEO44
N 52° 36.743 E 001° 19.080
31U E 386116 N 5830480
Quick Description: Disused post box set in the walls of Trowse Manor Rooms.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/30/2012 11:35:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMG0YR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
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Long Description:
This black painted former box is on the wall of the Manor Hall. The posting information plaque has been removed.
Tell us about the area the post box is situated.:
Situated on The Street, the former Manor Hall dates from 1604. Restoration was carried out in 1899 with little regard for historical accuracy. It is now a thriving community centre with all manner of village activities. The full name of the village is Trowse with Newton, a meeting of the manors of Trowse and the much larger Newton. The current size and shape of the village has much to do with the Colman family. They owned a mustard mill on the nearby River Yare and built cottages in the village for their workers.


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

Is this post box still in use?: No

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

Any other embossed lettering, such as manufacturer?: No

Manufacturer Inscription: No Manufacturer. Anonymous

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