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Duplicate ref values

A single ref value appears on more than one OSM postbox node. This may or may not be an error. In particular, two adjacent boxes can have the same postbox reference number. If you have verified that two adjecent boxes do and should have the same reference number, then I would suggest adding a note=* tag to the nodes to explain, and also a machine-readable ref:duplicates=2. Those duplicates with a consistent machine-readable tag are marked in the table below.

Ref r:d Node IDs LE Dist. Fixme JOSM
NR19 1900 * 2329901046, 2329901046 7y
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HA1 1001 2022223836, 2022223836 9m Either this is another one very close to the first or it's moved. There's one outside Tesco on the other side of the road. Confirmed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/2753753 that this ID is in this location, or within 5m of it.
Either this is another one very close to the first or it's moved. There's one outside Tesco on the other side of the road. Confirmed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/2753753 that this ID is in this location, or within 5m of it.
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G12 126 * 895512056, 895512056 8m
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SY6 525 * 1317491760, 1317491760 6m
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CV4 22 * 312872944, 312872944 3m
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SW15 85 555062507, 555062507 9m
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BA15 40 * 2623210034, 2623210034 4m
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DY8 200 305801381, 305801381 5m
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NE13 1753 5661018102, 5661625321 3w 0.6m
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KY12 66 1915045727, 1915045731 10m 0.7m
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IV1 113 436625034, 436625035 12y 0.8m
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RG27 316 29749818, 9675733516 3w 1.2m
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KW1 27 * 7914408938, 7914408939 19m 1.4m
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IP24 3249 * 672724500, 954772572 22m 1.9m
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EH52 8 * 3950116475, 3950116476 13m 2.1m
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RG21 210 * 259573104, 341334624 9y 2.3m
collection_times
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B79 405 1279458059, 1279458128 4m 2.4m
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CA1 2 * 3436650225, 3436650226 17m 2.9m
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BL1 9000 4350337223, 4406273834 3m 2.9m
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EC3M 333 3209785733, 3209785734 5m 10m there used to be 3 numbered indoor boxes. Only two appear to have ref numbers now.
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CR0 390 772143816, 5966233102 22m 26m Duplicated by node 5966233102. Post Box was at Elstan Way j/w Woodmere Avenue. Further survey required to update position.
Post Box was on Elstan Way j/w Woodmere Avenue. Has it moved to shop forecourt? Also node 772143816 has same reference but is not in correct position.
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E1 117 302013691, 9737680917 3d 35m
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E1 17 302013691, 9737680917 3d 35m
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NN1 402 1851698065, 6814269827 2m 35m
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NE38 496 4285996623, 8616598318 13m 78m
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CV7 449 385154771, 385154772 7m 107m
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NR20 2007 2329901089, 4230137957 5y 121m What has happened to this post box?
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CA7 175 3340099281, 3341422229 7y 133m
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BD1 31 983028985, 6429393344 16m 165m
RM 2013 data suggests this should be BD1 156/1156
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WR15 73 1116896655, 3797518569 2y 175m Very approx position
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NE65 211 4275336073, 5610225094 4y 176m
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EH15 637 321605691, 8933777838 9m 177m
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CB10 116 6340217190, 8929311502 9m 189m
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SG6 3 805999872, 9067274385 3m 225m
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IP26 3209 2881389120, 6315656602 3y 236m
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AB45 49 9198014507, 9198407334 3m 258m
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CA9 252 3472993993, 6757959573 2y 295m
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B6 199 261055457, 6408840870 3y 329m
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IV40 24 616218683, 3548407312 6y 330m
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TF10 213 528511601, 990303246 10y 352m Check ref: nodes 528511601 and 990303246 both have the same value
Check ref: nodes 528511601 and 990303246 both have the same value
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N21 18 330128365, 330128366 14m 358m
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B30 539 316102925, 6406899219 3y 362m
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PE28 28 946213489, 946213533 7y 400m check ref -- has the same value as node 946213533, which is 400m north from here.
check ref -- has the same value as node 946213489, which is 400m south from here.
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GU11 206 638571755, 638580499 7w 421m
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RG30 105 1823326060, 5503320161 6m 434m
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IP29 2081 318629074, 6811845020 2y 459m
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NE33 23 4341112743, 4341112809 2m 469m This seems to have vanished, resurvey area
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SY13 617 528908163, 528908215 7m 470m
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DG11 40 452987419, 452991258 8y 485m
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B73 582 24932183, 6452786009 3y 485m
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BD2 286 313540513, 7176074186 2y 505m
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GU34 65 3466302045, 7762869982 21m 517m
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N11 23 945767235, 1349765571 3m 537m
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EH51 12 4154291956, 4349461251 5y 539m
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W4 66 278593212, 282318475, 3655843488 6m 574m

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B13 190 1745755014, 6400240813 3y 579m
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M22 728 3318239999, 4917499451 6m 602m
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SA14 165 4173556088, 4173556193 5y 621m
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GU28 27 337819071, 4435172758 3y 653m
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GU7 19 1178553642, 1635610034 4m 659m
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EH18 71 322623901, 4558023571 4y 675m
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NW3 63 540351465, 540408326 14m 688m
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HP20 71 3451018750, 2398195317 5m 711m
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KW17 9 471950503, 7939860491 16m 714m
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W3 19 302153747, 7935371385 13m 724m has it been moved while old location is within construction area
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WF13 67 252740524, 4119303098 6y 747m
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NG31 98 1394760543, 3915104602 4d 761m
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PE1 132 6939602187, 9061998560 8m 775m
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DH3 249 4032572298, 9210318650 6m 781m
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DH8 165 403169710, 7906689913 19m 792m
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NW5 25 877088558, 2951626008 8m 828m
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NR2 226 365593643, 365598515 16m 830m
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NG34 3 3935786682, 3935786688 6y 853m
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W1K 40 452215459, 3493366386 2m 871m
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W1K 240 452215459, 3493366386 2m 871m
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WF13 26 192301570, 1686475238 6y 881m
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B35 8008 319780078, 6406347823 23m 908m RM 2013 data suggests this should be B35 1110
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NR26 2622 1372565677, 3710805306 6y 942m
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NW3 12 4003328634, 6096561899 3w 953m
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E5 2 420131202, 4425581351 13m 998m
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GL20 59 599664241, 1922735655 6y 1113m
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E1W 52 358548488, 3315460481 8m 1115m
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NE34 56 4296451289, 4296590785 2m 1122m
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W10 14 909513816, 1313310889 7m 1129m
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CA8 333 3490687255, 4334318987 5y 1138m
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N10 34 1271602621, 8195289188 10m 1376m
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LE2 245 296997358, 6172378391 3y 1388m
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W2 50 1356416270, 2493597556 2m 1455m
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B32 727 315808058, 6398681707 3y 1464m
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NW10 1 304421978, 1349100870 7m 1580m
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RG1 175 14165208, 5761226278 2m 1623m
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BD8 121 382568516, 8591253174, 8591253175 13m 1662m

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NR26 2612 3149742164, 3192171555 6y 1817m
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TA4 269 2262973394, 2267756431 4m 1866m
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IP9 1380 4852629719, 6964204145 2y 1871m
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M41 597 705551985, 715880597 10y 1885m Check ref -- nodes 705551985 and 715880597 both have the same value
Check ref -- nodes 705551985 and 715880597 both have the same value
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SE15 11 974267709, 974274202 3m 1968m
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SY24 140 1922509047, 4806698085 17m 2034m
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OX27 559 197738416, 265582023 2m 2299m
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GL2 90 9407374127, 9407374128 4m 2324m
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B92 27 6088128268, 6360548497 7m 2442m
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BN6 404 286535276, 7785786636 6m 2486m
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BH24 64 2912858744, 2912858762 7y 2510m
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N14 4 327404117, 330973375 3m 2514m
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CV22 214 330889240, 3798686723 9m 2550m
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SE20 10 355253768, 981556803 2y 2619m
check ref -- location is outside SE20 postal district
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SG8 307 7130947422, 7130957385 13m 2853m
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BN27 935 443453524, 3668837153 6y 3025m
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BA12 12 573564924, 3134253230 16m 3041m
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GU8 40 1214165861, 7722378673 7m 3086m
RM 2013 suggests GU8 30 here, with GU8 40 at Milford Station
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YO7 65 1865789193, 4213067002 22m 4248m RM 2013 data suggests this should be YO7 67
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CV7 189 800770861, 7589884816 22m 4319m RM 2013 suggests this should be CV7 198
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B66 52 310098260, 5106084752 8m 4398m
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DL12 201 3834034359, 5151471869 4y 4710m
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HR6 927 4157913918, 5811743557 3y 5171m
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TN33 313 515663679, 6640034267 2y 5294m check ref (box outside TN33 district) and location (in the middle of a field)
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WR15 158 1473087394, 1474884410, 3797269083 17m 6160m
Check is still there and ref is correct
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PH38 103 2104709481, 2104740203 6w 6423m
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WR15 114 1462177707, 3795560395 6y 8015m Need to check this box is still there and really is the given number.
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DT2 52 4710922118, 4812371544 5y 8759m
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CV23 7 4880421708, 6301607095 9m 9105m
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SK10 74 257074067, 317033593 10m 11153m
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BH21 119 948852582, 1430613445 23m 17001m
Survey required: this should be BH21 129 not 119.
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ZE2 125 2911726259, 2911795928 7y 33018m
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Ref value has invalid postcode district

The OSM postbox number (ref value) does not appear in the list of post-boxes supplied by the Royal Mail, and also appears to have an invalid postcode district as its first half. This is probably an error by the OSM mapper, but it could also be because an old collection plate still uses an old-style box number (typically two or three letters, followed by three numbers).

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
2603369110 21m CF1␣355 The expected reference here is NP15 355 +
3722861825 8m LE57␣147 The expected reference here is LE67 147 +
3723317964 8m LE57␣200 The expected reference here is LE67 200 +
3723242372 8m LE57␣530 The expected reference would be LE67 however this box is not in RM 2013 data. +
7627573891 21m RG13␣132 The expected reference here is RH13 132 +
7627573889 21m RG13␣24 The expected reference here is RH13 24 +
9573497820 2m SA85␣39 +
3131224849 14m SW1␣99 This was previously SW1V 299/1299. Possible re-numbering of other boxes in SW1 - needs further survey to establish any pattern. +
5784763000 21m SW27␣2 The expected reference here is SE27 2 +
4100046731 21m WV36␣3309 The expected reference here is WV14 339 +

Ref value not in Royal Mail list

The OSM bostbox number (ref value) does not appear in the list of post-boxes supplied by the Royal Mail. This could be because of an error by the an OSM mapper, or because the Royal Mail list is erroneous or out of date.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
4888360087 18m AB12␣627 +
6789052177 2y AB12␣701 +
9373546827 4m AB22␣778 +
9111780018 7m AB24␣800 +
6704190466 2y AB31␣100 +
6331817457 3y AB31␣644 +
4345739327 5y AB39␣351 +
9199475636 3m AB45␣364 +
4264448955 5y AL10␣335 +
818056382 17m AL10␣6 +
848856945 23m B14␣258 RM 2013 data suggests this should be B14 528 +
309289823 10m B16␣10 RM 2013 data suggests this should be B16 30 +
3167033438 7y B18␣1002 +
298990960 13y B18␣209 +
33061775 14y B24␣856 +
323992929 11y B29␣253 +
6400324604 2y B3␣122 +
317001317 10y B30␣924 +
270801027 12y B31␣596 +
16624271 23m B35␣1152 RM 2013 data suggests this should be B35 1112 +
747888693 11y B37␣3921 +
380468880 23m B38␣740 RM 2013 data suggests B38 1424 +
7191791517 6m B46␣927 +
4251322515 7m B49␣117 +
399981567 13y B64␣1334 +
303537690 23m B66␣189 RM 2013 data shows B66 180 +
445817013 23m B69␣184 RM 2013 data shows B69 181 +
369884658 23m B70␣6017 RM 2013 data shows B70 4017 +
3974096230 7m B75␣10230 RM 2013 data shows B75 1023. Possible mis-read of 1023D? +
25303792 23m B75␣166 RM 2013 data shows this as B76 166. This is very close to B75/B76 border. +
5369004667 8m B93␣19 +
719867385 3m B93␣2240 +
6331507120 7m B94␣1479 +
446058801 4y B94␣266 +
1885007787 3m B95␣2450 +
1757698923 23m B97␣38 RM 2013 data suggests B97 39. +
571565819 8m BA1␣1500 +
697101747 9m BA1␣155 +
5277881739 16m BA11␣1082 +
9105186072 7m BA14␣66 +
4779315754 14m BA2␣1018 +
9162336431 3m BA20␣2711 +
2743083383 8y BB1␣601 +
2743083386 8y BB1␣602 +
5844684881 3y BB12␣93 +
5669724451 12m BB9␣1300 +
5224817820 6m BD24␣150 +
7859595340 20m BH12␣400 +
7504277589 23m BH16␣7060 +
6417518030 3y BH19␣32 +
9322204705 5m BH22␣42 +
2912934532 7y BH23␣500 +
8220521897 17m BN11␣1625 +
8740624235 5m BN12␣1632 +
8121218056 17m BN16␣1451 +
367735138 7y BN16␣1496 check reference number, since location in BN17 postal district +
7610660848 4m BN18␣1200 +
3465971382 4m BN21␣7451 +
6744672561 4m BN23␣874 +
190509386 6m BN8␣501 +
8476033940 14m BR1␣462 +
3578721977 4m BR1␣477 +
7555917563 19m BR2␣492 RM 2013 data suggests BR1 492 +
336614487 19m BR3␣12 RM 2013 data suggests BR1 12 +
3598509702 13m BR3␣187 +
6470614152 3y BR3␣190 +
6634165259 12m BR3␣266 RM 2013 data suggests BR3 226 +
350593399 7m BR6␣459 +
8305094464 11d BR8␣463 +
6695888948 16m BS11␣32 +
6695888946 16m BS11␣5 +
6695888944 16m BS11␣61 +
6695872833 16m BS11␣66 +
6945151386 2y BS16␣514 +
358530354 13y BS2␣323 +
7854986439 20m BS24␣144 +
4187234152 16m BS28␣1138 +
459110924 12y BS29␣162 +
2925302378 6y BS3␣1005 +
5259181523 2y BS3␣9 +
6695857865 2y BS31␣285 +
5643604848 11m BS34␣129 +
6410464348 3y BS34␣147 +
8060627451 18m BS40␣463 +
4376989375 4m BT15␣371 +
6044216113 4m BT18␣600 check location (not visible on Mapillary +
8345910222 4m BT4␣743 +
9180164685 6w BT52␣204 +
6828923532 4m BT60␣209 +
7620590898 3m BT74␣117 +
6560670019 2y CB2␣198 +
450006209 4y CB22␣325 +
5148060192 4y CB22␣554 +
9464123528 3m CB24␣555 +
26976828 3w CB25␣510 +
460634159 17m CB4␣3733 +
29865181 14m CB7␣2700 +
8833650698 11m CF35␣13 +
1251226118 10y CF37␣75 +
8830389343 10m CF62␣71 +
6877704320 17m CH1␣495 +
6143805603 6m CH1␣667 +
6177981959 3y CH3␣666 +
4318610809 6m CH60␣36 +
703617613 4m CH65␣414 +
703200283 7y CH65␣445 check ref -- location is not in the CH65 postal district +
703206178 7m CH66␣486 What days of the week is this collection time valid for? +
7310565013 2m CM1␣511 +
5408557304 18m CM15␣1900 +
1793478818 3w CM21␣1209 +
3826349995 5m CM3␣448 +
376810917 9y CO1␣479 +
390275304 21m CO3␣941 Expected reference here is CO3 394 + CO3 3941 +
418396211 21m CO5␣281 RM 2013 data shows CO5 261 +
3179697244 7y CR0␣146 +
772989511 7y CR0␣210 +
772992412 5m CR0␣32 +
775374967 3y CR0␣444 +
3220039560 7y CR0␣463 +
5669801553 6m CR0␣520 +
3220039559 3y CR0␣603 +
5747193724 3y CR3␣162 +
5646017942 9m CR5␣238 +
6806411833 2y CR5␣77 +
3569250100 3y CR8␣467 +
6022819152 5m CR9␣599 +
7714350456 10m CT12␣29 +
7235535538 2y CT14␣5 +
9291132246 5m CT16␣145 +
9291132247 5m CT16␣146 +
501586928 3y CV23␣228 +
7702320152 7m CV23␣305 +
3087758885 6m CV32␣25 +
282752101 23m CV7␣272 +
9078836692 8m CW11␣1279 +
6535857593 2y CW2␣401 +
654563533 4m DA14␣386 +
7231539481 4m DA2␣302 +
5667121082 4m DE1␣110 +
1306271229 8m DE11␣1034 +
957703974 7m DE12␣1146 +
355032464 10y DE23␣770 +
583435198 2m DE4␣1361 +
749152883 5m DE56␣775 +
958935498 6m DE6␣983 +
822846818 8m DE7␣1416 +
1840330243 3y DG13␣68 +
8930718700 9m DG5␣5 +
4140738510 6y DH1␣111 +
751988435 9y DH1␣219 +
430280782 12y DH1␣467 +
3399940574 7y DN10␣225 +
663373574 12y DN18␣300 +
663424023 12y DN36␣61 +
3655730325 5y DT1␣5405 +
1647363816 9m DT3␣7051 +
1863717085 20m DT9␣9 +
8960745547 9m DY10␣134 +
702795466 5m DY10␣964 +
3730923907 8m DY12␣254 +
702787408 7y DY13␣152 check ref -- location is outside DY13 postal district +
6385596497 2y DY13␣630 +
8963910392 9m DY14␣120 +
2889362418 7y DY6␣275 check ref -- box located outside DY6 postal district +
1126943196 7y DY9␣1180 +
292532068 6m E1␣111 +
520308098 8m E1␣120 +
3819667912 6y E1␣13 +
2367142251 10m E1␣2 +
3315460482 5y E1␣51 +
3315460480 4y E1␣53 +
672726451 5m E1␣62 +
5441228215 5m E1␣81 +
3632715080 14m E1␣82 +
8750860217 5m E1␣84 +
469446851 12y E13␣2 +
9688583475 3w E14␣68 +
1177757621 14m E16␣101 +
1177757623 3d E16␣137 +
249311847 8m E1W␣163 +
369840812 8m E1W␣166 +
369840821 5m E1W␣71 +
249311426 8m E1W␣73 +
358548485 5m E1W␣75 +
369840816 8m E1W␣85 +
1235356259 2y E2␣125 +
1235356265 8m E2␣29 +
3661800025 14m E20␣9018 +
2804068213 9m E20␣9028 +
2723918404 14m E20␣903 +
9402497684 4m E20␣904 +
262311229 10m E3␣10 +
9504668425 2m E3␣37 +
340129848 4m E6␣40 check location +
1235356261 6y E8␣16 +
2791831754 11m E9␣113 +
4392468104 5m EC1A␣1001 +
4402475492 5m EC1A␣111 +
26815254 2w EC1R␣28 +
3209785735 5m EC3M␣332 +
3209785733 5m EC3M␣333 there used to be 3 numbered indoor boxes. Only two appear to have ref numbers now. +
3209785734 5m EC3M␣333 +
25475341 5m EC3N␣305 +
3072466176 5w EC3R␣3123 +
3072466175 5m EC3R␣314 +
25544097 5w EC3R␣315 +
329978954 5m EC3R␣3181 +
369009843 5m EC3V␣321 +
358548493 6m EC4Y␣413 +
1547125487 9y EH13␣530 +
1739202162 5y EH14␣348 +
5249488577 4y EH22␣177 +
359406545 4y EH22␣492 +
5839118059 20m EH41␣10 +
4205839067 5y EH48␣110 +
3692347496 14m EH48␣71 +
2936733936 7y EH52␣135 +
3475286688 14m EH54␣89 +
4093381230 6y EN2␣47 +
8808890381 11m EN6␣68 +
267950095 6y EN7␣23 +
288323718 5y EX2␣155 +
3395670109 11m EX2␣614 +
269914893 3m EX20␣1630 +
7846777554 13m EX4␣436 +
370416871 9y EX4␣574 +
9690593819 3w EX5␣229 +
9051902437 4m EX5␣301 +
4265777216 5m EX6␣107 +
1728952850 5m EX6␣69 +
365231594 4w EX9␣3 +
1925669218 4y FK11␣316 +
9394240710 4w FY2␣65 +
9295732246 4w FY4␣89 +
1997742631 9y G33␣882 +
1997781191 9y G33␣939 +
28830746 5m G44␣1205 +
1628736287 10y G44␣316 +
6796650895 4w G61␣3090 +
4922312708 4y GL1␣66 +
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8869736549 3m GL19␣103 +
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8621971268 4m GL2␣103 +
9407374125 4m GL2␣104 +
5381096946 4m GL2␣334 +
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2797104171 4m GL2␣71 +
9641775107 5w GL20␣99 +
8736011823 11m GL4␣990 +
4257848700 7w GL4␣991 +
1243226434 3y GL5␣92 check ref -- location is outside GL5 postal district +
2440299126 4m GL50␣1300 +
4749691625 5y GL54␣246 +
7695979888 22m GL8␣113 +
7885076798 20m GU18␣15 +
476761611 4y GU21␣1113 +
2889725645 4y GU21␣131 +
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6172825561 23m GU34␣151 +
5278587159 4y GU5␣97 +
7821353530 20m GU52␣50 +
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297159904 13y GU9␣174 +
7557986196 23m GU9␣46 +
1656423375 6y GU9␣8 +
5410136504 5m HA3␣291 +
7154240978 23m HA8␣7670 Check ref, I suspect this should end in 767. +
305399273 4m HA9␣142 +
7096389353 2y HA9␣9 +
820236988 5m HP5␣1141 +
1677210002 2m HR1␣436 +
6498570164 2y HR2␣366 +
818648452 15m HR8␣335 Is this PB still here. Local newsp reports one stolen in the area but not specific as to which one. Walked here a few weeks ago but didn't notice it ! +
429618757 12y HR9␣675 +
4924924530 4y HS2␣60 +
332422290 12y HU9␣145 +
842840418 9y HX4␣294 +
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356278831 14m IG1␣11 +
364772505 13y IG3␣165 +
371076467 9y IG3␣89 +
364771381 7y IG4␣14 check ref -- locaiton is outside IG4 postal district +
370648724 13y IG8␣551 +
3720610897 6y IP12␣6301 +
3720251241 3y IP12␣6319 +
564922563 2y IP17␣8205 +
4217394902 5y IP6␣8161 +
2838729371 8y IP7␣1211 +
4218208389 5y IP8␣1302 +
369091540 10y IV1␣1212 +
4574261304 5y IV12␣10 +
5457468472 4y IV12␣25 +
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4876526282 21m IV2␣347 +
7939277179 19m IV2␣364 +
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3966319599 2y LA4␣246 +
301031580 18m LD1␣13 +
297498342 7y LD7␣241 check ref -- location outside LD7 postal district +
297463381 12y LD8␣212 check ref value +
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365018126 13y NR5␣507 +
8679882356 3m NR7␣745 +
2732777389 8y NW6␣79 Not quite sure about the ref +
6539828958 2y OL16␣3 may have gone when post office closed +
6183660852 2m OX25␣950 +
27280387 2m OX26␣11 +
6657198145 2y OX26␣300 +
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269069559 5y PH2␣103 +
2512163238 7y PH34␣95 check ref -- location is outside PH34 postal district +
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270332884 13y RG14␣78 +
354682949 20m RG18␣298 +
7620903686 15m RG20␣87 Since this postbox is in the RH20 postal district, near Pulborough, surely this postbox should be RH20 87? +
344532821 9y RG22␣359 +
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270600338 13y RH6␣262 +
1192695068 11y RH6␣266 Check ref -- box number partly illegible +
2467939887 8y RH6␣359 +
286530615 17m RH8␣100 +
279296348 7y RM16␣127 check ref -- location is outside the RM16 postal district +
651076067 5m RM20␣504 +
262572738 6m S1␣1623 +
6029294740 4m S1␣22366 +
5948357229 2y S1␣3199 +
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5736940595 6m SE3␣24 +
5274473908 8w SE7␣115 +
848427176 7m SG11␣33 Check ref -- location is outside SG11 postal district +
3739098881 16m SG13␣401 +
6853799139 7m SK1␣144 +
4397075979 2m SK1␣225 position approximate, GPS signal por +
3741083637 2m SK1␣385 +
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499350852 2m W1B␣303 +
2849067574 2m W1S␣63 +
452590043 2m W1S␣87 has this postbox been removed? +
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5241474657 4y YO18␣140 +
4755653011 5y YO22␣27 +
9108181093 3m YO7␣20 +
2912017698 7y ZE1␣123 +

Box lies outside postal district implied by ref number

The first half of the box number should not normally correspond to the postal district of the post box. Listed below are boxes that lie outside a simple bounding box for that district. Boxes that are with 250m of the location recorded by Royal Mail are excluded from this list.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
254350215 14y B23␣1336 +
6400324604 2y B3␣122 +
420437104 9y B60␣81 +
399981567 13y B64␣1334 +
5106084752 8m B66␣52 +
828110150 4m B77␣403 +
5908286518 7m B95␣16 +
6635534309 2y BB2␣22 +
367735138 7y BN16␣1496 check reference number, since location in BN17 postal district +
336614487 19m BR3␣12 RM 2013 data suggests BR1 12 +
442729321 4m BR6␣440 +
6695888948 16m BS11␣32 +
6695888946 16m BS11␣5 +
6695888944 16m BS11␣61 +
6695872833 16m BS11␣66 +
4187234152 16m BS28␣1138 +
4376989375 4m BT15␣371 +
460634159 17m CB4␣3733 +
703200283 7y CH65␣445 check ref -- location is not in the CH65 postal district +
3450711325 8m CV10␣27 +
529505926 19m DA11␣1122 RM 2013 data suggests this should be DA12 112 +
739728397 3m DA14␣401 +
8930718700 9m DG5␣5 +
663424023 12y DN36␣61 +
8960745547 9m DY10␣134 +
702787408 7y DY13␣152 check ref -- location is outside DY13 postal district +
2889362418 7y DY6␣275 check ref -- box located outside DY6 postal district +
3315460481 5y E1W␣52 +
1726299329 10y EH44␣43 +
4166262960 4m EH47␣34 +
2936733936 7y EH52␣135 +
1728952850 5m EX6␣69 +
1997742631 9y G33␣882 +
394138612 9y GL11␣384 +
1243226434 3y GL5␣92 check ref -- location is outside GL5 postal district +
7885076798 20m GU18␣15 +
6172825561 23m GU34␣151 +
564819372 12y GU7␣119 +
2392278246 5m HP19␣309 +
2912116112 7y HS9␣12 +
2912116128 7y HS9␣17 +
2912116122 11m HS9␣18 +
364771381 7y IG4␣14 check ref -- locaiton is outside IG4 postal district +
9590972688 8w IV16␣42 +
773075505 11y IV44␣108 +
394696000 8y IV44␣113 +
750509180 10y IV44␣135 +
494147700 8y IV47␣134 +
659722492 12y IV49␣136 +
441694996 12y IV49␣34 +
4083616471 7m IV51␣96 +
391835518 12y IV54␣255 +
1820838857 2y IV55␣54 +
2447183914 7m IV56␣28 +
1937716884 9y KA17␣40 +
4365700854 19m KW1␣28 +
9446288024 3m KW14␣46 +
9446279418 2m KW14␣47 +
7939860490 19m KW15␣30 +
474700502 4y KW3␣50 +
2749569916 8y LE17␣228 +
21094850 3y LL12␣248 +
8414961800 14m LL17␣57 +
600534545 12m LL59␣19 +
3508374699 7y LL63␣131 +
776019939 7y LL77␣330 check ref -- location is outside the LL77 postal district +
307512615 4y M19␣79 +
334648277 5y M2␣180 +
8828087841 2m NE3␣5 +
4792394446 5y NP25␣515 +
365018126 13y NR5␣507 +
4003328634 3m NW3␣12 +
415545287 8y PA37␣73 +
1797522975 10m PA62␣161 +
1797552686 9y PA65␣116 +
1797235036 2y PA67␣126 +
1797186018 7y PA67␣131 check ref -- location outside PA67 postal district +
1798592125 9y PA69␣149 +
1796778944 9y PA70␣122 +
1796743673 9y PA71␣158 +
1803681606 5y PA78␣113 +
629119881 8m PE32␣260 +
2512163238 7y PH34␣95 check ref -- location is outside PH34 postal district +
523147678 10m PH37␣83 +
2104740203 6w PH38␣103 +
2104709474 19m PH38␣60 +
3651261605 6y PH39␣124 +
2429018781 8y PH42␣108 +
2561762228 5y PH43␣16 +
3726593944 5y PL15␣115 +
3465417673 7y PO12␣45 +
8321509707 15m PR2␣349 +
7620903687 15m RG20␣116 Since this postbox is in the RH20 not RG20 postal district, surely this postbox is numbered RH20 116D? +
7620903686 15m RG20␣87 Since this postbox is in the RH20 postal district, near Pulborough, surely this postbox should be RH20 87? +
8195465220 17m RG27␣12 +
6236872003 11m RG9␣454 +
4753259504 3y RH1␣75 +
21096693 8w RH11␣22 +
577819115 11y RH2␣220 +
8328213742 11m RH4␣152 +
279296348 7y RM16␣127 check ref -- location is outside the RM16 postal district +
4177423719 5y SA15␣314 +
5238508521 4y SA31␣102 +
4446706367 5y SA32␣560 +
4796446421 5y SA33␣35 +
981556803 7y SE20␣10 check ref -- location is outside SE20 postal district +
848427176 7m SG11␣33 Check ref -- location is outside SG11 postal district +
6115072408 3y SK9␣128 +
5148016963 4y SL1␣2402 +
6434233714 3y SN6␣280 +
889481498 2m SN7␣286 +
6439670502 3y SN7␣436 +
4486146294 5y SO43␣138 +
431358014 5m SW1H␣101 +
1298729990 5m SW1H␣158 +
328864844 8w SW1P␣140 +
7918490915 4m SY22␣123 +
1359562182 10y SY23␣218 +
515663679 7y TN33␣313 check ref (box outside TN33 district) and location (in the middle of a field) +
308974388 5m TQ4␣120 +
3771107574 9m TR18␣20 +
5703152017 3m TW12␣142 +
6680353898 8m TW12␣181 +
452215459 6m W1K␣40 +
288562212 6m W6␣38 +
1528124299 7y WR15␣147 Check ref -- I think Little Hereford should have an SY8 postcode. +
355751529 6m WS2␣130 +
2911709065 10m ZE2␣19 +

Box ref matches one thought to no longer exist

A box in OSM has a reference number that this tool has been told no longer exists.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
32430139 12y B5␣8 +
7857711999 20m BH12␣163 +
1219801897 3y BS3␣1052 +
1237042634 6y BS3␣27 +
770694393 3m BS6␣303 +
300657041 13y CT11␣39 +
29780651 16m CT12␣22 +
923906996 11y CT17␣18 +
444384429 12y CT19␣17 +
3035450788 6m CV32␣3 +
391092355 6y DE21␣319 +
490257158 7w DE4␣1357 +
4874053372 4y EX20␣33 +
4380976434 5y FY1␣32 +
1437614495 10y GL4␣395 +
369058820 8w IV1␣999 +
343584308 16m N4␣39 +
775294637 8m NG2␣97 +
2836664265 8y NG22␣174 +
3452956864 19m NG5␣107 +
7423722581 2y PE3␣233 +
60661086 5m RH16␣64 +
8973990376 6m S1␣569 +
3084195430 5y S10␣133 +
270619138 3y S11␣576 +
392474073 2m S33␣330 +
266742586 13y SM1␣28 +
31937480 3y SM2␣252 +
266690149 18m SM3␣245 +
504756954 3y SO16␣658 +
3232099361 17m SP10␣45 +
2231468882 8m SW7␣33 +
1219412892 11y TR13␣37 +
3768751164 6y TR19␣49 +
3768888155 6y TR26␣110 +
3758259396 16m W2␣11 +
1984185650 6y WR6␣264 +

Outbound code only

The ref key contains only the outbound (first) part. A survey is required to obtain the number.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
822726167 5y B23 +
822733850 16m BA20 +
822733847 16m BA20 +
1868928167 9y BD19 +
775888179 5w CP1D +
33243622 4w CP7 +
3657794951 12m CP7D +
501820468 2m CW7 +
9500483197 2m CW85 +
823631247 5y HA8 +
823670185 16m HR8 +
823670230 15m HR8 Seems to be an unnamed road heading eastwards from here, also a house "The Coach House" +
823670174 15m HR8 +
823670243 16m HR8 +
1561526339 6y IP15 +
2168919331 7y IP25 check for new collection plate +
1808858231 2y IP26 +
4345107618 5y LL20 +
412451512 6m LL23 +
914719839 12m N53 +
1312746960 2y NR11 +
1270517424 11y OX29 ref too fuzzy to read in photo :( +
4545524798 5y PA23 +
1347060534 4m PE10 +
811348651 3y PE12 +
811327030 3y PE12 +
811329233 3y PE12 +
811348649 3y PE12 +
811331984 3y PE12 +
491427987 10y RG12 +
1595005412 4w RM9 +
5679687963 3y SG18 +
5924373680 10m SY14 +
1470780417 10y WR15 Not sure which box number this is. Can't assume its WR15 136 as there's another candidate 3.2km away. Have to survey again. +

Box number only

The ref key contains only a number, probably corresponding to the box number. A survey is required to check this and obtain the first half of the reference.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
3912500445 4w 0345600606 +

Box ref found under a non-standard key

There is no ref=* key, but another key contains something that looks like it might be a post box number. If this is the case, the value should be moved to the ref key. Note that old_ref is commonly used for old-style references, which should be left under that key.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
7695272831 22m fixme = Believed␣to␣be␣S9␣1300␣but␣sur Believed to be S9 1300 but survey required to confirm +
573597823 19m fixme = Expected␣reference␣is␣BA1␣299 Expected reference is BA1 299 +
873565278 3m fixme = I␣think␣this␣is␣the␣SG5␣79␣Peg I think this is the SG5 79 Pegsdon box. +
3699691570 6y note = Information␣plate␣missing:␣per +
243608038 14m fixme = Is␣this␣CB24␣285␣in␣a␣new␣loca Is this CB24 285 in a new location? +
510602194 12y note = No␣collection␣plate,␣think␣thi +
281339145 19m fixme = RM␣data␣suggests␣this␣is␣OX29␣ RM data suggests this is OX29 553 +
5789493659 3y note = Ref␣Num␣obscured␣by␣tape␣by␣Ro +
331486780 10y note = Reference␣is␣LE5␣406␣or␣LE5␣12 +
331486778 13y note = Reference␣is␣LE5␣406␣or␣LE5␣12 +
9461320192 3m post_box:apertures = TS1␣198 +
539530953 19m note = missed␣this␣on␣actual␣survey␣b +
270180546 13y note = the␣ref␣says␣RG19␣197␣but␣this +

Number found as a key value

There is no ref=* key, and another key (other than post_box:apertures, ele, or layer) contains a number. This may be the box number. If it looks like it is, then this should be combined with the outbound part-code part, and moved to a ref key.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
9740449682 37h level = 0 +
2696945588 9m level = 0 +
5767772855 3y level = 0 +
9318640202 5m level = 0 +
9740449683 37h level = 0 +
966665981 13m addr:housenumber = 1 +
5661184305 3w level = 1 +
5661184304 3w level = 1 +
5661184306 3w level = 1 +
778568579 4m uprn = 10015282564 +
7896426289 3m ref:GB:uprn = 10015345862 +
548866003 2w ref:GB:uprn = 10015432524 +
9266970693 5m ref:GB:uprn = 10015859027 +
8691794864 7m ref:cadw = 10837 +
9719966078 10d mapillary = 1088959098357491 +
9514034917 2m mapillary = 109444637888094 +
9206301575 6m mapillary = 1160927857753127 +
9514070518 2m mapillary = 1176903019493797 +
9530134317 2m mapillary = 1180147019099464 +
9530508717 2m mapillary = 1190125928075124 +
3588262488 2m mapillary = 1414665065570336 +
9206301581 6m mapillary = 142336554532689 +
9206301577 6m mapillary = 156619523075370 +
9514066917 2m mapillary = 1571074713262563 +
9516185342 2m mapillary = 1619158378269776 +
9516207519 2m mapillary = 165972438689585 +
9513312917 2m mapillary = 166987035358972 +
3623783677 2m mapillary = 167793641985086 +
9514017617 2m mapillary = 1742696285925025 +
4318541754 16m start_date = 1866 +
8914731644 11d heritage = 2 +
2159513128 7m heritage = 2 +
9206301579 6m mapillary = 211574717208205 +
9530195217 2m mapillary = 221907126048411 +
9517420501 2m mapillary = 2594437147524530 +
5398483975 4m geograph:id = 2627214 +
6286187863 3y geograph:id = 265448 +
9408675952 4m mapillary = 265651195294058 +
9517107401 2m mapillary = 2683304368633299 +
9630131817 6w mapillary = 277747710722416 +
9530508317 7w mapillary = 279630303864699 +
9206301599 6m mapillary = 295018935514288 +
9206301578 6m mapillary = 298434851867653 +
4360359466 2y level = 3 +
9225393180 6m mapillary = 3006038882952521 +
9206301590 6m mapillary = 3008669149378902 +
9530509417 2m mapillary = 301896021437473 +
9135459483 7m geograph:id = 3079414 +
9513348517 2m mapillary = 311149163727224 +
796530016 2m mapillary = 313121507132081 +
9517456827 2m mapillary = 313967243629751 +
9530187917 2m mapillary = 315412700208825 +
9206301592 6m mapillary = 332836578239877 +
9208351744 6m mapillary = 346467803478224 2nd post box needs ref (https://osm.mathmos.net/postboxes/box-info/?ref=DH1+466) +
4552019967 2m mapillary = 368516057949384 +
9514019317 2m mapillary = 374820410534118 +
9518240727 2m mapillary = 3790633991065790 +
9230912151 6m mapillary = 3863396793708971 +
9513317017 2m mapillary = 4129168573843057 +
9230911928 6m mapillary = 448605639565937 +
9536054615 2m mapillary = 471825137423090 +
9514070517 21h mapillary = 483030066371590 +
9208470854 6m mapillary = 487457549062500 +
9206301580 6m mapillary = 503191707478596 +
9513299817 2m mapillary = 510695046728207 +
9516186305 2m mapillary = 526175885430591 +
9230912152 6m mapillary = 553714689351225 +
9685508313 3w mapillary = 573510007421204 +
9717554126 11d mapillary = 599636951022475 +
5398449448 4m geograph:id = 723028 +
9534831517 2m mapillary = 755926291784227 +
9206301585 6m mapillary = 764926114207764 +
9206301600 6m mapillary = 767265130482561 +
9719976320 10d mapillary = 786772322037349 +
9516228452 2m mapillary = 792593231658606 +
9514010617 2m mapillary = 805883246733792 +
9513348518 2m mapillary = 807330136888777 +
9513298917 2m mapillary = 822984471651888 +
9344849655 4m mapillary = 834268277172727 +
9206301591 6m mapillary = 861577217905347 +
9719966084 10d mapillary = 871279747016997 +
9516202517 2m mapillary = 915567159295157 +

Number of refs doesn't match number of apertures

Multiple-aperture boxes often have a separate reference number for each aperture. In this case, a single OSM node should have multiple semi-colon separated ref values, and an appropriate post_box:apertures tag. Where multiple ref values refer to physically seperate boxes, it would be better if there was one node for each box. This table lists nodes with multiple ref values, without a consistent post_box:apertures tag

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
3469648874 7y CA14␣21;CA14␣5 +
3874369971 15m DL1␣19;DL1␣10 +
9737680917 3d E1␣17;E1␣117 +
2022223836 9m HA1␣1001;HA1␣1001 Either this is another one very close to the first or it's moved. There's one outside Tesco on the other side of the road. Confirmed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/2753753 that this ID is in this location, or within 5m of it. +
2169690562 4m LS15␣878;LS15␣45 +
2946169571 7m N1␣65;N1␣165 +
4513906051 2m NE1␣1500;NE1␣500 +
4526380156 2m NE1␣4;NE1␣3 +
1829169875 2m NE1␣501;NE1␣724 +
4419107258 2m NE11␣180;NE11␣179 +
4424750526 5y NE16␣669;NE16␣668 +
4432336099 5y NE21␣91;NE21␣700 +
4695686038 5y NE29␣709;NE29␣19 +
4355660149 5y NE31␣659;NE31␣660 +
4288195675 5y NE37␣688;NE37␣546 +
4290236814 5y NE37␣740;NE37␣741 +
327183391 5y NE41␣536;NE41␣535 +
4644318198 10m NE6␣359;NE6␣703 +
6342810146 5w PL4␣844;PL4␣8440 2 holes. no maker details +
8832047306 6w PL9␣645;PL9␣6450 Pilar two apertures machan 1996? +
9063803959 8m SW1V␣204;SW1V␣404 +
6402577096 3y TN13␣1411;TN13␣1422 +
412975730 3m TS1␣67;TS1␣68 +
4757155240 5y TW4␣1;TW4␣100 +

Additional text following ref

There is some additional text following what looks like a valid reference number. This could be an error, or it could be a legitiate way of distingushing multiple phyiscal boxes that share the same reference number. For multiple reference numbers on the same box, the two numbers should be seperated by a semi-colon, with no additional spaces around it (e.g. ref=AB12 151;AB12 152). An appropriate post_box:apertures=* tag should also be added.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
423836514 10m BL5␣2AX +
413988222 9m BL5␣3DN +
3274391412 5m CF34␣9SS +
899024936 5y G1␣10;G1␣10A +
332054237 2y G1␣504;G1␣504A +
309910827 5y G2␣1509;G2␣1509A +
6074778597 14m G2␣293;G2␣293A +
332050665 14m G2␣521;G2␣521A +
3184792067 3y G2␣617;G2␣617A +
1474504722 15m G2␣694;G2␣694A +
42066362 4m G3␣170;G3␣170A +
296238626 4m G3␣232;G3␣232A +
265582667 4w GU10␣49d +
2286118317 2y IP25␣3??1 +
552430254 5m LE16␣9HD +
324695331 5y M4␣5AA Check ref value -- the current value looks more like a postcode than a box number +
289175164 2y NE2␣155A +
4307351992 5y SL2␣57F +
960852139 11y ST20␣434␣? check ref value +

Lowercase in outbound code

The outbound part of the reference number contains lowercase letters. These should be corrected to uppercase.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
33244663 2d bd23␣170 +

Other non-standard form for ref

The reference value is some other non-standard form. A survey is required to check and/or correct it.

Node ID LE Ref Fixme JOSM
2241370197 2w 0000BH2360 +
1278559448 4m 1388m +
2618867853 8y 24␣125 +
5062058919 4y 262a +
3855551369 6y ?␣(sticker␣over␣text) +
276534074 20m AB1028 OX14 1028 expected here. Suspect old "collection plate" where "AB" is code for Abingdon +
5658213325 3y BARNET␣P.O +
6415184569 3y Frederick␣Street␣Meter␣Box +
9720911840 9d HG␣8 +
6512735947 20m HR958 HR6 958 expected here +
7864589926 20m HST129 +
2061976329 9y IV␣216 +
2061976330 5y IV␣217 +
2061976331 5y IV␣218 +
2061976335 9y IV␣292 +
2061976339 9y IV␣294 +
2061976338 9y IV␣296 +
2061976333 2m IV␣299 +
3653266702 6y IV189 +
534125601 15m IV282 +
3971749213 5y KA8␣... +
3955991958 4y LH␣056␣County␣Hospital +
3962432194 4y LH␣166␣Laxdale +
3992031680 4y LH␣173␣Marybank +
3962432196 4y LH␣19␣Tong␣Post␣Office +
4945606896 4y LH07␣Ballantrushal +
4945606897 4y LH075␣Old␣Post␣Office␣Barvas +
4925247603 14m LH086␣Arnol +
4922960719 4y LH13␣Hill␣Street␣Tolsta +
422750728 4y LH14␣Back␣Crossroads +
4922927592 15m LH15␣Gress +
422730677 14m LH16␣Garrieguirm +
422755749 14m LH17␣Upper␣Coll +
4922961226 4y LH18␣New␣Tolsta +
4922961224 4y LH20␣North␣Tolsta +
3994363157 15m LH77␣Back␣Post␣Office +
9698122643 3d Mo-Fr␣09:00,␣Sa␣07:00 +
1749637763 3m NONE +
4224113490 5y No␣ref +
6985158004 2y None +
4221912189 5y None +
5494946911 16m Not␣shown +
1711109359 3m Perigrine␣Way␣box1 +
6644144169 2y R683␣MOD␣Abbey␣Wood +
8662780461 12m RG38169 +
6356726464 6m S014 +
2338725652 7w SK6␣??? +
6490458882 6m ST161RR +
5207357493 4y U46␣Medways +
7797635423 4m WS +
2911732752 10m ZE2␣unnumbered +
2912006986 7y ZE2␣unnumbered +
6429205455 4m absent +
4234210313 5y blank +
724131604 3m cp1d +
8158004719 3m cp7d +
44825281 2m hidden;no +
2721272717 8y no +
7450593594 2y no +
3812517617 5y no +
2904332627 2m no +
6490451648 2y none +
3213949467 5y none +
6490451647 2y none +
6094853783 20m none␣on␣box +
4624166974 2m obscured +
3497301827 15m obscured␣by␣phone␣number␣label +
344777179 6y obscured␣by␣sticky␣labels +
344777180 6y obscured␣by␣sticky␣labels +

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