SK8055 : Middleton Road Stores and Post Office

taken 7 years ago, near to Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Middleton Road Stores and Post Office
Middleton Road Stores and Post Office
Serving the estates off Lincoln Road The postbox is formally Lincoln Road Post Office postbox (ref. NG24 12), a standard GR pillar box with attached drop-box.
Drop box
A ‘drop box’ is an item of Royal Mail street furniture. It is a receptacle where the postman can securely store part of his morning round, at a convenient location. Sometimes, the Royal Mail van may drop off the postman with his bike and morning deliveries, saving him carrying a heavier load or frequent returns to the sorting office.
Originally drop boxes were attached to pillar boxes and, therefore, painted red to match. Nowadays, they are separate free-standing boxes – usually close to a postbox – generally painted grey, although red stand-alone boxes are also to be seen.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Communications 
Postbox (from Tags)
Pillar Box  GR 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8092 5528 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.3167N 0:47.5928W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 80920 55304
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Local Shop  Post Office  Drop Box (Royal Mail) 

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