Plaque: Anthony Trollope - pillar box - Strand
Erection date: 2015
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.
5 similar plaques have been erected.
Site: Kings College + Trollope pillar box (2 memorials)
WC2, Strand, King's College
This King's College's Strand Building designed by E. D. Jefferiss Mathews in the Brutalist style opened in 1972.