NT3173 : Edinburgh Police Box

taken 7 years ago, near to Portobello, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Edinburgh Police Box
Edinburgh Police Box
This police box at Morton Street is one of the few in the city to remain of its original colouring & in its location as used by the police.
Before the days of portable radios and mobile phones police patrolling their beat clocked in at these boxes where there was a phone. Also a flashing blue light above the box alerted police to call in to the police office since they were required to attend to some matter locally. A number of other existing boxes have been converted to sell coffee or ice cream & painted in garish colours.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 July, 2010
Category
Police box   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 314 733 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9072N 3:5.9636W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 314 733
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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