Lamp Boxes

Post boxes which are strapped onto posts are generally known as Lamp Boxes after the original intention of attaching them to lamp posts.

Lamp boxes are mainly used in rural areas where the cost of installing a wall or pillar box would not have been econoical

Photo:Telephone poll-mounted 'Lamp Box' at Winkburn, 1985

Telephone poll-mounted 'Lamp Box' at Winkburn, 1985

Reg Baker

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