SJ9647 : BT Box - Pre 1980?

taken 5 years ago, near to Cellarhead, Staffordshire, Great Britain

BT Box - Pre 1980?
BT Box - Pre 1980?
I have noticed quite a few of these dotted around Staffordshire and knew exactly what they are used for, but was confused because they had 'GPO' stamped on the front.

This metal box was installed when the General Post Office was the leading supplier of telecommunications before the establishment of BT in 1980.
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SJ9647, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Village, Rural settlement  Communications 
Primary Subject of Photo
Electricity Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9686 4707 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.2550N 2:2.8956W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9687 4708
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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