Archive for the tag 'Post Box'

On our Easter break we stayed in the Wykeham Arms and our allocated room was the ‘Post Box’.

The ‘Post Box’ room is situated above the the old victorian post box which gives the room its name:

Your room ‘The Post Box’ is named after the 1854 Victorian wall letter box over which it sits. As one [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 21st 2019

Hidden away near to the medieval Kingsgate in Winchester a Victorian post box is mounted in a window. The post box complete with its original enameled sign is still used for regular collections of mail today.

NOTICE. LETTERS WHICH CONTAIN COIN IF POSTED AS ORDINARY LETTERS WILL BE CHARGED ON DELIVERY WITH A SPECIAL REGISTRATION FEE [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Feb 11th 2015

On the way to work I had to do a small detour to my local parcel office to pick up a packet that the postman tried to deliver yesterday.  I knew it was a bad idea due to the time of year, but as they only keep packages for a short while before returning to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 10th 2009