ST1600 : Royal Mail drop box, Streamers Meadows, Honiton

taken 1 year ago, near to Honiton, Devon, Great Britain

Royal Mail drop box, Streamers Meadows, Honiton
Royal Mail drop box, Streamers Meadows, Honiton
Located near the King Street junction.
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, 1 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Communications 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1618 0050 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.8786N 3:11.4436W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1618 0050
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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