Plaque

Anthony Trollope - pillar box - Piccadilly

Inscription

This plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the birth of Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882), who introduced pillar boxes to the United Kingdom in 1852.

In 1855 this street became one of the first in London to have a pillar box.

Site: Anthony Trollope - pillar box - Piccadilly (1 memorial)

W1, Piccadilly

In 1855 the first pillar boxes were installed in 5 London streets: Fleet Street, Strand, Piccadilly, Pall Mall and Rutland Gate. In 2015, celebrating the bicentenary of Anthony Trollope’s birth, Royal Mail placed a plaque on pillar boxes in each of these streets.

Brought to our attention by Londonist.

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Anthony Trollope - pillar box - Piccadilly

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Anthony Trollope

Author of over 50 delightful novels. Born at 16 Keppel Street. Worked for the...

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Anthony Trollope - pillar box - Piccadilly

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