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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
G12 126 * 895512056, 895512056 2y
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BA15 40 * 2623210034, 2623210034 4y
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SY6 525 * 1317491760, 1317491760 2y
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NR19 1900 * 2329901046, 2329901046 5y
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CV4 22 * 312872944, 312872944 3y
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M1 11 * 337174977, 337174977 6y
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HA1 1001 2022223836, 2022223836 13m 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.
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.
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IV1 113 436625034, 436625035 11y 0.8m
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KW1 27 * 7914408938, 7914408939 6m 1.4m
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IP24 3249 * 672724500, 954772572 9m 1.9m
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EH52 8 * 3950116475, 3950116476 2w 2.1m
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RG21 210 * 259573104, 341334624 8y 2.3m
collection_times
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B79 405 1279458059, 1279458128 4y 2.4m
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CA1 2 * 3436650225, 3436650226 4m 2.9m
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SG5 110 8528303993, 8528307205 3w 7.8m
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EC3M 333 3209785733, 3209785734 3y 10m there used to be 3 numbered indoor boxes. Only two appear to have ref numbers now.
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PL23 49 1273697932, 6443936859 23m 25m
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CR0 390 772143816, 5966233102 9m 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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E14 32 266382910, 8379182957 26h 32m
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NN1 402 1851698065, 6814269827 18m 35m
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NE11 50 4419107252, 6504493311 5m 118m
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NR20 2007 2329901089, 4230137957 4y 121m What has happened to this post box?
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CA7 175 3340099281, 3341422229 6y 133m
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BD1 31 983028985, 6429393344 2m 165m
RM 2013 data suggests this should be BD1 156/1156
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WR15 73 1116896655, 3797518569 13m 175m Very approx position
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NE65 211 4275336073, 5610225094 2y 176m
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SW4 17 1482207841, 7380877285 8m 213m
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SW14 12 1324410368, 8538242264 2w 217m
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IP26 3209 2881389120, 6315656602 2y 236m
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SE15 5 974274202, 974274204 10m 254m Correct reference here believed SE15 52 - to be confirmed by survey
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DH2 250 354843237, 5827841973 2y 292m
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CA9 252 3472993993, 6757959573 19m 295m
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B6 199 261055457, 6408840870 23m 329m
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IV40 24 616218683, 3548407312 5y 330m
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TF10 213 528511601, 990303246 9y 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 7w 358m
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B30 539 316102925, 6406899219 23m 362m
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PE28 28 946213489, 946213533 6y 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 2m 421m
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RG30 105 1823326060, 5503320161 15m 434m
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IP29 2081 318629074, 6811845020 18m 459m
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NE33 23 4341112743, 4341112809 4y 469m
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SY13 617 528908163, 528908215 3m 470m
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DG11 40 452987419, 452991258 7y 485m
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B73 582 24932183, 6452786009 23m 485m
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BD2 286 313540513, 7176074186 14m 505m
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GU34 65 3466302045, 7762869982 8m 517m
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EH51 12 4154291956, 4349461251 4y 539m
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E3 35 262311229, 1697547064 2m 568m
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B13 190 1745755014, 6400240813 23m 579m
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SE18 17 519219012, 519219027 4y 589m
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M22 728 3318239999, 4917499451 3y 602m
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N17 4 791819656, 791889097 6d 605m
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SA14 165 4173556088, 4173556193 4y 621m
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HP14 106 3927610449, 3927610450 4y 635m
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GU28 27 337819071, 4435172758 2y 653m
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GU7 19 1178553642, 1635610034 4w 659m
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EH18 71 322623901, 4558023571 3y 675m
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NW3 63 540351465, 540408326 7w 688m
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HP20 71 3451018750, 2398195317 2y 711m
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KW17 9 471950503, 7939860491 3m 714m
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W3 19 302153747, 7935371385 6d 724m has it been moved while old location is within construction area
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SE2 24 1296347908, 1296347930 8y 731m
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WF13 67 252740524, 4119303098 4y 747m
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NG31 98 1394760543, 3915104602 5y 761m
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DH8 165 403169710, 7906689913 6m 792m
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NR2 226 365593643, 365598515 3m 830m
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NG34 3 3935786682, 3935786688 5y 853m
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W1K 240 452215459, 3493366386 3m 871m
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W1K 40 452215459, 3493366386 3m 871m
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WF13 26 192301570, 1686475238 4y 881m
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B35 8008 319780078, 6406347823 10m 908m RM 2013 data suggests this should be B35 1110
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NR26 2622 1372565677, 3710805306 5y 942m
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E5 2 420131202, 4425581351 2w 998m
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GL20 59 599664241, 1922735655 5y 1113m
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E1W 52 358548488, 3315460481 4y 1115m
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EX7 166 501846593, 915316456 21m 1121m
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NE34 56 4296451289, 4296590785 19m 1122m
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W10 14 909513816, 1313310889 3m 1129m
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CA8 333 3490687255, 4334318987 4y 1138m
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N10 34 1271602621, 8195289188 4m 1376m
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LE2 245 296997358, 6172378391 2y 1388m
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KY13 137 6654811278, 6654811279 20m 1413m
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W2 50 1356416270, 2493597556 3m 1455m
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B32 727 315808058, 6398681707 23m 1464m
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SE2 22 1296347903, 1296347923 9y 1526m Check ref: nodes 1296347903 and 1296347923 both have the same value
Check ref: nodes 1296347903 and 1296347923 both have the same value
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NW10 1 304421978, 1349100870 13d 1580m
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BD8 121 382568516, 8591253174, 8591253175 6d 1662m

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NR26 2612 3149742164, 3192171555 5y 1817m
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TA4 269 2262973394, 2267756431 4m 1866m
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IP9 1380 4852629719, 6964204145 16m 1871m
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M41 597 705551985, 715880597 9y 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, 974274199 16m 1999m Should be SE15 654? Duplicate ref
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SY24 140 1922509047, 4806698085 4m 2034m
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OX27 559 197738416, 265582023 7m 2299m
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SW16 4 1361047771, 1361052731 11m 2333m Check ref -- nodes 1361047771 and 1361052731 both have the same value
Check ref -- nodes 1361047771 and 1361052731 both have the same value
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B92 27 6088128268, 6360548497 23m 2442m
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BN6 404 286535276, 7785786636 8m 2486m
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BH24 64 2912858744, 2912858762 6y 2510m
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CV22 214 330889240, 3798686723 7m 2550m
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SE20 10 355253768, 981556803 17m 2619m
check ref -- location is outside SE20 postal district
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SG8 307 7130947422, 7130957385 12d 2853m
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BN27 935 443453524, 3668837153 5y 3025m
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BA12 12 573564924, 3134253230 3m 3041m
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GU8 40 1214165861, 7722378673 8m 3086m
RM 2013 suggests GU8 30 here, with GU8 40 at Milford Station
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TN23 73 686718477, 2205497396 13d 3293m Logically this should be TN23 71. To be confirmed by survey
Reference and exact location to be confirmed by survey
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YO7 65 1865789193, 4213067002 9m 4248m RM 2013 data suggests this should be YO7 67
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CV7 189 800770861, 7589884816 9m 4319m RM 2013 suggests this should be CV7 198
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B66 52 310098260, 5106084752 3y 4398m
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BR6 440 350593399, 442729321 23m 4522m
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DL12 201 3834034359, 5151471869 3y 4710m
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SP4 254 2480656650, 5935754998 2y 5167m
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HR6 927 4157913918, 5811743557 2y 5171m
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TN33 313 515663679, 6640034267 20m 5294m check ref (box outside TN33 district) and location (in the middle of a field)
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WR15 158 1473087394, 1474884410, 3797269083 4m 6160m
Check is still there and ref is correct
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PH38 103 2104709481, 2104740203 8y 6424m
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WR15 114 1462177707, 3795560395 5y 8015m Need to check this box is still there and really is the given number.
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DT2 52 4710922118, 4812371544 3y 8759m
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CV23 7 4880421708, 6301607095 3m 9105m
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TR26 100 3768904304, 5550562534 8m 9628m
RM2013 data suggests this should be TR20 100
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BH21 119 948852582, 1430613445 10m 17001m
Survey required: this should be BH21 129 not 119.
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ZE2 125 2911726259, 2911795928 6y 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 8m 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 8m RG13␣132 The expected reference here is RH13 132 +
7627573889 8m RG13␣24 The expected reference here is RH13 24 +
3131224849 6w SW1␣99 This was previously SW1V 299/1299. Possible re-numbering of other boxes in SW1 - needs further survey to establish any pattern. +
5784763000 8m SW27␣2 The expected reference here is SE27 2 +
4100046731 8m 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 5m AB12␣627 +
6789052177 18m AB12␣701 +
6704190466 19m AB31␣100 +
6331817457 2y AB31␣644 +
4345739327 4y AB39␣351 +
490695189 11y AB41␣471 +
4264448955 4y AL10␣335 +
818056382 4m AL10␣6 +
848856945 10m 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 5y B18␣1002 +
298990960 12y B18␣209 +
33061775 13y B24␣856 +
323992929 10y B29␣253 +
6400324604 15m B3␣122 +
317001317 9y B30␣924 +
270801027 11y B31␣596 +
16624271 10m B35␣1152 RM 2013 data suggests this should be B35 1112 +
747888693 10y B37␣3921 +
380468880 10m B38␣740 RM 2013 data suggests B38 1424 +
7191791517 13m B46␣927 +
4251322515 2y B49␣117 +
399981567 11y B64␣1334 +
303537690 10m B66␣189 RM 2013 data shows B66 180 +
445817013 10m B69␣184 RM 2013 data shows B69 181 +
369884658 10m B70␣6017 RM 2013 data shows B70 4017 +
3974096230 10m B75␣10230 RM 2013 data shows B75 1023. Possible mis-read of 1023D? +
25303792 10m B75␣166 RM 2013 data shows this as B76 166. This is very close to B75/B76 border. +
5369004667 2y B93␣19 +
719867385 3y B93␣2240 +
6331507120 15m B94␣1479 +
446058801 3y B94␣266 +
1885007787 4y B95␣2450 +
1757698923 10m B97␣38 RM 2013 data suggests B97 39. +
5277881739 3m BA11␣1082 +
4779315754 5w BA2␣1018 +
2743083383 7y BB1␣601 +
2743083386 7y BB1␣602 +
5844684881 2y BB12␣93 +
5224817820 20m BD24␣150 +
7859595340 7m BH12␣400 +
7504277589 10m BH16␣7060 +
6417518030 23m BH19␣32 +
2912934532 6y BH23␣500 +
8220521897 3m BN11␣1625 +
8121218056 4m BN16␣1451 +
367735138 6y BN16␣1496 check reference number, since location in BN17 postal district +
7610660848 9m BN18␣1200 +
3465971382 2y BN21␣7451 +
6608929273 19m BN23␣1160 +
6744672561 19m BN23␣874 +
190509386 4y BN8␣501 +
8476033940 5w BR1␣462 +
3578721977 2w BR1␣477 +
7555917563 6m BR2␣492 RM 2013 data suggests BR1 492 +
336614487 6m BR3␣12 RM 2013 data suggests BR1 12 +
3598509702 24h BR3␣187 +
6470614152 22m BR3␣190 +
6634165259 6m BR3␣266 RM 2013 data suggests BR3 226 +
8305094464 6d BR8␣463 +
6695888948 3m BS11␣32 +
6695888946 3m BS11␣5 +
6695888944 3m BS11␣61 +
6695872833 3m BS11␣66 +
6945151386 17m BS16␣514 +
358530354 12y BS2␣323 +
7854986439 7m BS24␣144 +
4187234152 2m BS28␣1138 +
459110924 11y BS29␣162 +
2925302378 5y BS3␣1005 +
5259181523 15m BS3␣9 +
6695857865 20m BS31␣285 +
6410464348 23m BS34␣147 +
8060627451 5m BS40␣463 +
4376989375 4y BT15␣371 +
6044216113 2y BT18␣600 check location (not visible on Mapillary +
8345910222 2m BT4␣743 +
6828923532 18m BT60␣209 +
7620590898 9m BT74␣117 +
6560670019 21m CB2␣198 +
450006209 3y CB22␣325 +
5148060192 3y CB22␣554 +
26976828 3y CB25␣510 +
460634159 4m CB4␣3733 +
29865181 4w CB7␣2700 +
5726704892 2y CF32␣36 +
1251226118 9y CF37␣75 +
6877704320 3m CH1␣495 +
6143805603 2y CH1␣667 +
6177981959 2y CH3␣666 +
4318610809 7m CH60␣36 +
703617613 2y CH65␣414 +
703200283 6y CH65␣445 check ref -- location is not in the CH65 postal district +
703206178 3y CH66␣486 What days of the week is this collection time valid for? +
5408557304 5m CM15␣1900 +
1793478818 4y CM21␣1209 +
3826349995 3y CM3␣448 +
376810917 7y CO1␣479 +
390275304 8m CO3␣941 Expected reference here is CO3 394 + CO3 3941 +
418396211 8m CO5␣281 RM 2013 data shows CO5 261 +
3179697244 6y CR0␣146 +
772989511 6y CR0␣210 +
772992412 21m CR0␣32 +
775374967 2y CR0␣444 +
3220039560 6y CR0␣463 +
5669801553 2m CR0␣520 +
3220039559 2y CR0␣603 +
5747193724 2y CR3␣162 +
5646017942 2y CR5␣238 +
6806411833 17m CR5␣77 +
3569250100 2y CR8␣467 +
6022819152 2y CR9␣599 +
7714350456 8m CT12␣29 +
555085761 13m CT14␣134 Is this Post Box still in use? Not in RM data. +
7235535538 13m CT14␣5 +
501586928 2y CV23␣228 +
7702320152 9m CV23␣305 +
3087758885 6y CV32␣25 +
282752101 10m CV7␣272 +
6535857593 22m CW2␣401 +
3914819361 6m DA11␣113 RM 2013 data suggests this is DA11 1131/1132 +
654563533 2y DA14␣386 +
7231539481 4m DA2␣302 +
5667121082 2y DE1␣110 +
1306271229 9y DE11␣1034 +
957703974 9y DE12␣1146 +
355032464 9y DE23␣770 +
583435198 9y DE4␣1361 +
749152883 8y DE56␣775 +
958935498 9y DE6␣983 +
822846818 4y DE7␣1416 +
1840330243 2y DG13␣68 +
4140738510 4y DH1␣111 +
751988435 8y DH1␣219 +
430280782 11y DH1␣467 +
3399940574 6y DN10␣225 +
663373574 11y DN18␣300 +
663424023 11y DN36␣61 +
3655730325 4y DT1␣5405 +
1647363816 2y DT3␣7051 +
1863717085 7m DT9␣9 +
702795466 4y DY10␣964 +
3730923907 5y DY12␣254 +
702787408 6y DY13␣152 check ref -- location is outside DY13 postal district +
6385596497 15m DY13␣630 +
2889362418 6y DY6␣275 check ref -- box located outside DY6 postal district +
305801381 5m DY8␣201 +
1126943196 6y DY9␣1180 +
292532068 3m E1␣111 +
302013691 6m E1␣117 +
246842393 2y E1␣121 +
3819667912 5y E1␣13 +
257453732 22m E1␣138 +
48928564 9m E1␣141 +
283190902 6w E1␣150 +
3028063077 2m E1␣154 +
3315460482 4y E1␣51 +
3315460480 3y E1␣53 +
672726451 6y E1␣62 +
5441228215 6w E1␣81 +
3632715080 5w E1␣82 +
469446851 11y E13␣2 +
1300266928 4m E14␣156 +
505743196 1h E14␣157 +
1177757621 5w E16␣101 +
1177757623 3m E16␣137 +
358548485 2y E1W␣75 +
1235356259 21m E2␣125 +
1235356265 7y E2␣29 +
3661800025 6w E20␣9018 +
2804068213 6w E20␣9028 +
2723918404 6w E20␣903 +
935258864 9y E4␣72 +
340129848 9y E6␣40 +
1235356261 5y E8␣16 +
2791831754 2m E9␣113 +
4392468104 2y EC1A␣1001 +
4402475492 17m EC1A␣111 +
26815254 22m EC1R␣28 +
25475341 13m EC3M␣3051 +
3209785735 3y EC3M␣332 +
3209785734 3y EC3M␣333 +
3209785733 5y EC3M␣333 there used to be 3 numbered indoor boxes. Only two appear to have ref numbers now. +
3072466176 16m EC3R␣3123 +
3072466175 3y EC3R␣314 +
25544097 3y EC3R␣315 +
329978954 7w EC3R␣3181 +
369009843 3y EC3V␣321 +
358548493 2y EC4Y␣413 +
908210546 10y EH12␣252 +
1547125487 8y EH13␣530 +
1739202162 4y EH14␣348 +
5249488577 3y EH22␣177 +
359406545 3y EH22␣492 +
5839118059 7m EH41␣10 +
4205839067 4y EH48␣110 +
3692347496 6w EH48␣71 +
2936733936 5y EH52␣135 +
3475286688 6w EH54␣89 +
4093381230 5y EN2␣47 +
267950095 5y EN7␣23 +
288323718 4y EX2␣155 +
3395670109 6y EX2␣614 +
370416871 8y EX4␣574 +
4758791996 4y EX9␣16 +
1925669218 3y FK11␣316 +
1997742631 8y G33␣882 +
1997781191 8y G33␣939 +
1628736287 8y G44␣316 +
4922312708 3y GL1␣66 +
7076234979 15m GL12␣185 +
415504898 6y GL2␣1050 +
3263049462 6y GL2␣1290 +
5381096946 3y GL2␣334 +
7755490872 7m GL2␣406 +
3263050561 6y GL2␣670 +
2797104171 6y GL2␣71 +
4257848700 4y GL4␣991 +
1243226434 2y GL5␣92 check ref -- location is outside GL5 postal district +
2440299126 5y GL50␣1300 +
262680680 5m GL50␣480 +
262690782 5m GL50␣5400 +
8121794271 4m GL51␣3700 +
4749691625 4y GL54␣246 +
7695979888 9m GL8␣113 +
7885076798 7m GU18␣15 +
476761611 3y GU21␣1113 +
2889725645 3y GU21␣131 +
7573517280 10m GU29␣121 +
8197551511 4m GU34␣144 +
6172825561 10m GU34␣151 +
5278587159 3y GU5␣97 +
7821353530 7m GU52␣50 +
564819372 11y GU7␣119 +
563939007 11y GU7␣24 +
297159904 12y GU9␣174 +
7557986196 10m GU9␣46 +
1656423375 5y GU9␣8 +
5410136504 10m HA3␣291 +
7154240978 10m HA8␣7670 Check ref, I suspect this should end in 767. +
305399273 7y HA9␣142 +
7096389353 15m HA9␣9 +
820236988 3y HP5␣1141 +
6498570164 22m HR2␣366 +
818648452 2m 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 11y HR9␣675 +
4924924530 3y HS2␣60 +
332422290 11y HU9␣145 +
842840418 8y HX4␣294 +
356278831 4w IG1␣11 +
364772505 12y IG3␣165 +
371076467 8y IG3␣89 +
364771381 6y IG4␣14 check ref -- locaiton is outside IG4 postal district +
370648724 12y IG8␣551 +
3720610897 5y IP12␣6301 +
3720251241 2y IP12␣6319 +
564922563 19m IP17␣8205 +
4217394902 4y IP6␣8161 +
2838729371 6y IP7␣1211 +
4218208389 4y IP8␣1302 +
369091540 9y IV1␣1212 +
4574261304 4y IV12␣10 +
5457468472 3y IV12␣25 +
3097155941 6y IV2␣23 +
492884731 7m IV2␣346 +
4876526282 7m IV2␣347 +
7939277179 6m IV2␣364 +
5824402436 2y IV2␣457 +
7788539088 7m IV2␣79 +
1991221599 8y IV22␣205 +
431169600 11y IV22␣253 +
4554436319 4y IV24␣318 +
898055088 3y IV26␣331 +
1991221621 8y IV27␣78 +
7438749923 11m IV4␣328 +
773075505 10y IV44␣108 +
999855852 10y IV49␣35 +
2447183914 7y IV56␣28 +
432734169 11y IV6␣126 +
5262159659 3y IV6␣40 +
1937716884 8y KA17␣40 +
3260105793 6y KT13␣10 +
7746634879 8m KT19␣1110 +
8533246933 3w KT2␣364 +
539031008 2y KT24␣63 +
292381354 4h KT6␣740740 +
473807179 4y KW17␣5 +
498850956 11y KY10␣289 +
5633584985 2y KY13␣100 +
348176014 5m L1␣1001 +
4381640442 5m L1␣1002 +
348176325 5m L2␣7400 +
107768956 4w L22␣1396 +
348176019 5m L3␣1212 +
24932020 5m L3␣5000 +
3966319599 11m LA4␣246 +
301031580 5m LD1␣13 +
297498342 6y LD7␣241 check ref -- location outside LD7 postal district +
297463381 11y LD8␣212 check ref value +
1776600653 8y LE10␣86 +
4232925203 4y LE11␣251 +
1572685651 5y LE14␣52 +
2749569916 7y LE17␣228 +
8612667403 3h LE2␣284 +
307736006 11y LE2␣677 +
1360412075 9y LL13␣318 +
6012325937 2y LL13␣402 +
448000494 8m LL14␣103 +
7685473520 6m LL16␣164 +
7126620739 7w LL16␣34 +
7126582251 7w LL16␣72 +
7823763480 7m LL19␣441 +
4929299197 3y LL30␣82 +
1777325792 8y LL33␣344 +
549393808 4y LL42␣73 +
2790636764 2y LL55␣130 +
536821180 5y LL57␣87 +
600534545 6m LL59␣19 +
3506993005 5y LL60␣170 +
3508374699 5y LL63␣131 +
905027407 7y LN10␣926 +
905027400 7y LN10␣927 +
4410553680 4y LS12␣900 +
3655916228 4y LS17␣446 +
28098908 5y LS21␣556 +
6140262819 2y LS24␣976 +
3370864026 3y LS27␣1218 +
4097906789 16m LU2␣224 +
355758821 9y LU5␣83 +
4578052023 4y M13␣888 +
4552357385 4y M16␣396 +
307512615 3y M19␣79 +
5628825274 2y M2␣101 +
705975280 10y M41␣624 +
244713393 4y ME19␣159 +
33128174 10y ME3␣209 +
253736343 10y ME3␣234 +
2581091237 7y MK1␣571 +
5824534243 11m MK14␣193 +
3465085037 5y MK19␣296 +
434557555 23m N1␣33 +
375863368 22m N1␣37 +
252935142 22m N1␣39 +
6490451649 22m N1␣40 +
1739181602 6w N1␣48 +
8214997322 2m N1␣71 +
4896170151 2m N1␣75 +
250699532 2w N1␣84 +
332789176 2m N1␣9 +
3439567593 2y N1␣96 +
3439567594 2y N1␣97 +
3888589449 3y N1C␣4 +
4354479973 7m NE12␣100 +
4213964305 8m NE13␣90 +
5565159941 2y NE47␣350 +
4518128989 4y NG15␣362 +
672562731 3y NG17␣377 +
1272527785 9y NG23␣102 +
1302172192 9y NG23␣213 +
1394760542 5y NG32␣55 +
3579388134 2y NG4␣191 +
1893385458 6y NN3␣580 +
1225908655 23m NN9␣25 +
8457429526 3w NP25␣823 +
3652676240 15m NR1␣157 +
2414551076 5y NR10␣1109 +
5633706966 2y NR16␣1658 +
365602433 4y NR2␣238 +
5763626220 2y NR28␣2810 +
1901950246 3y NR30␣3057 +
365018126 12y NR5␣507 +
2732777389 7y NW6␣79 Not quite sure about the ref +
6539828958 21m OL16␣3 may have gone when post office closed +
6183660852 7m OX25␣950 +
27280387 3y OX26␣11 +
6657198145 17m OX26␣300 +
34675042 3y OX26␣347 +
1808725168 6m OX7␣100 +
4558074856 4y PA23␣36 +
411705927 11y PA3␣151 +
286315505 4w PA3␣193 +
5163623167 21m PA33␣36 +
3826976790 5y PA34␣23 +
6912865880 17m PA80␣130 +
787372498 2y PE12␣176 +
4685311970 4y PE2␣38 +
905353222 19m PE22␣97 +
6747129704 19m PH1␣100 +
560050165 4y PH1␣157 +
269069559 4y PH2␣103 +
2512163238 6y PH34␣95 check ref -- location is outside PH34 postal district +
454590916 11y PH9␣32 +
886699112 3y PL29␣180 +
5904925920 2y PL34␣73 +
4536751869 3y PO3␣4002 +
828075283 5m PO41␣93 +
8321509707 2m PR2␣349 +
6264895517 2y PR7␣108 +
14165208 5d RG1␣1750 +
5818162193 2y RG1␣6260 +
319156859 2y RG1␣6270 +
319156860 2y RG1␣6280 +
381513303 11y RG14␣75 +
270332884 12y RG14␣78 +
354682949 7m RG18␣298 +
7620763560 2m RG20␣75 Since this postbox is in the RH20 postal district, near Pulborough, surely this postbox should be RH20 75? +
7620903686 2m RG20␣87 Since this postbox is in the RH20 postal district, near Pulborough, surely this postbox should be RH20 87? +
344532821 8y RG22␣359 +
8195465220 4m RG27␣12 +
3603472631 5y RG27␣158 +
1823326653 2y RG30␣165 +
5503318808 22m RG30␣168 +
5630469602 2y RG30␣2130 +
318955961 2y RG30␣263 +
4434623139 4y RG4␣422 +
3676384273 2m RG40␣491 +
6116249779 5m RG40␣760 +
6940059604 17m RG41␣51 +
932348364 6y RG5␣4600 +
8297641600 3m RG6␣106 +
394094517 5m RG7␣2570 +
371905292 11y RG7␣384 +
6236872019 2y RG8␣82 +
3943125588 5y RG9␣640 +
4485910377 4y RH1␣1090 +
32602018 6y RH1␣3090 +
7633746005 9m RH12␣101 +
5396147210 8m RH12␣110 +
5964935032 2y RH12␣99 +
278535285 12y RH14␣156 +
476706800 11y RH14␣479 +
594680400 10y RH2␣139 +
1269541962 8y RH2␣188 +
662361902 7y RH2␣192 +
577819115 10y RH2␣220 +
318211021 12y RH5␣102 +
270600338 12y RH6␣262 +
1192695068 10y RH6␣266 Check ref -- box number partly illegible +
2467939887 7y RH6␣359 +
286530615 4m RH8␣100 +
279296348 6y RM16␣127 check ref -- location is outside the RM16 postal district +
651076067 10y RM20␣504 +
262572738 2y S1␣1623 +
6029294740 2y S1␣22366 +
6029294742 2y S1␣22367 +
5948357229 16m S1␣3199 +
69675478 2y S1␣4899 +
6015018656 11m S10␣979 +
8124303287 4m S18␣980 +
7775334146 8m S33␣533 +
7046731551 16m S33␣727 +
350694869 12y S41␣13 +
6533691681 22m S60␣426 +
7551505134 10m S62␣428 +
4441068894 4y S65␣502 +
7119216450 15m S71␣227 +
7132956698 14m S74␣1623 +
5095424918 3y SA10␣78 +
5796689377 2y SA13␣35 +
4186098770 4y SA14␣112 +
4177423719 4y SA15␣314 +
4384429090 4y SA16␣286 +
4172287253 4y SA18␣12 +
4281322880 4y SA32␣332 +
4365494956 4y SA32␣374 +
4796445507 3y SA32␣86 +
384412094 11y SA33␣185 +
5103380176 3y SA43␣27 +
5133960151 3y SA43␣41 +
1240317484 3y SA45␣205 +
4372056542 4y SA6␣389 +
4420905273 4y SA6␣394 +
4341890712 4y SA6␣401 +
4420905272 4y SA6␣403 +
6518540774 5w SE10␣34 +
1331601835 2m SE12␣19 +
5736940595 2m SE3␣24 +
5274473908 3w SE7␣115 +
848427176 6y SG11␣33 Check ref -- location is outside SG11 postal district +
3739098881 3m SG13␣401 +
5660582876 2y SG19␣108 +
6853799139 18m SK1␣144 +
4397075979 4y SK1␣225 position approximate, GPS signal por +
3741083637 2y SK1␣385 +
322638328 12y SK10␣76 +
6327662079 2y SK11␣209 +
3451242398 5y SK13␣1040 +
6988144904 16m SK14␣230 +
3161701914 5y SK23␣890 +
4621828300 4y SK4␣14 +
2725226119 7y SK8␣269 +
6115072408 2y SK9␣128 +
308851596 2m SK9␣516 +
540923437 2y SK9␣653 +
597354731 11y SL0␣90 +
5148016963 3y SL1␣2402 +
2492813682 2y SM1␣301 +
6061637370 2y SM1␣372 +
36882453 5m SM3␣315 +
312671343 18m SM4␣319 +
5996143003 2y SM7␣365 +
2151564550 5m SN1␣140 +
4363576018 4y SN11␣294 +
334496943 12y SN2␣249 +
1297044240 9y SN25␣27 +
5930303724 2y SN5␣35 +
6439670502 23m SN7␣436 +
196208619 8m SN9␣179 +
5879993310 2y SN9␣620 +
42356506 14m SO16␣193 +
4172770468 4y SO18␣655 +
4661365327 4y SO18␣751 +
1092766697 2y SO21␣207 +
3282575884 3y SO22␣112 +
1977058715 16m SO42␣48 +
7359394692 4m SO51␣100 +
7618018845 9m SP1␣37 +
3038897481 6y SP11␣73 +
7221330728 13m SP5␣64 +
375523566 6y ST1␣224 +
4558675004 23m ST16␣54 +
3459971308 23m ST16␣918 +
3459971307 23m ST16␣924 +
4558675002 2y ST16␣9622 +
1109138916 10y ST18␣196 +
1098585003 10y ST19␣330 +
6285408697 2y ST9␣183 +
3736590163 17m SW14␣34 +
675848879 3y SW1A␣171 +
3372476206 2y SW1E␣134 +
295803970 2y SW1E␣142 +
2496335352 5d SW1E␣162 +
431358014 2y SW1H␣101 +
130115248 2y SW1H␣102 +
506302517 6w SW1H␣110 +
431358016 3y SW1H␣14 +
1298729990 3y SW1H␣158 +
506302519 6w SW1H␣49 +
2496335353 2y SW1H␣80 +
5244533301 3y SW1P␣109 +
385560833 2y SW1P␣133 +
5244533302 3y SW1P␣145 +
5244533304 2y SW1P␣183 +
1334476183 2y SW1P␣198 +
409894758 3y SW1P␣45 +
1278233957 11d SW1P␣55 +
5244533300 2y SW1P␣77 +
295803830 2y SW1V␣75 +
6592066718 21m SW1W␣188 +
3301278278 11d SW1W␣191 +
862310007 2m SW1W␣195 +
385560827 13m SW1W␣48 +
5154416289 6m SW1X␣112 +
490253824 2y SW1X␣121 +
490253798 2y SW1X␣123 +
5155535308 5m SW1X␣147 +
7846396886 2m SW1X␣161 +
5781677226 2y SW1X␣169 +
862310064 2y SW1X␣181 +
448509410 2y SW1X␣51 +
3250832309 3y SW1X␣60 +
862310075 6m SW1X␣94 +
2627590376 3m SW1Y␣137 +
452515783 3m SW1Y␣154 +
675860551 3m SW1Y␣186 +
675792756 3m SW1Y␣24 +
4187508659 3m SW1Y␣57 +
675871465 3m SW1Y␣68 +
291427457 10m SW2␣210 +
862464742 5m SW3␣84 +
799592253 8y SY11␣211 +
7918490915 6m SY22␣123 +
1257672242 3y SY23␣85 +
3503526851 2y SY4␣165 +
7906673476 6m SY6␣162 +
7906673478 6m SY6␣336 +
4726478680 4y SY7␣159 +
297487943 7y SY7␣556 +
3982532493 5m TA2␣104 +
2239868934 4m TA4␣134 +
4574191474 5m TA4␣89 +
1564388074 3m TA5␣282 +
8319969600 2m TA6␣998 +
5109039101 3m TA7␣110 +
528511595 11y TF10␣347 +
5745605465 22m TN12␣24 +
7860499113 7m TN12␣45 +
410960488 11y TN13␣24 +
3996089522 4m TN16␣1741 +
4730593684 4y TN2␣336 +
600042900 3m TN23␣212 +
600042908 11y TN23␣292 +
866691969 10y TN24␣93 +
488280541 11y TN26␣240 +
515166706 8y TN27␣198 +
469354186 11y TN29␣288 +
8483461676 5w TN38␣168 +
4855832992 18m TN40␣51 +
2111208777 8y TN8␣267 +
4428247783 4y TQ12␣5 +
299590458 8m TQ4␣407 check ref -- location is outside TQ4 postal district: RM 2013 suggests this should be TQ5 407 +
814298270 4y TR17␣119 +
6875135968 17m TR20␣155 +
503045764 11y TR22␣222 +
1332837810 7y TR4␣245 +
6580443409 4w TW1␣154 +
5703152017 2y TW12␣142 +
6680353898 20m TW12␣181 +
4525422452 3y TW6␣1100 +
5349696330 21m TW6␣1128 +
3314477882 6y UB2␣260 +
3224993261 6y UB6␣1830 +
3229773665 8m UB6␣300 +
4265660927 4y UB8␣101 +
909530461 3y W10␣100 +
452214758 19m W1B␣291 +
2769358843 19m W1B␣301 +
499350852 19m W1B␣303 +
2849067574 3y W1S␣63 +
452590043 3m W1S␣87 has this postbox been removed? +
452215440 18m W1S␣90 +
623357644 3m W1S␣94 +
3562905406 3m W1U␣229 +
236880317 3m W2␣272 +
4014769137 19m W8␣143 +
268997725 4d WC1V␣12 +
414574850 3m WC2H␣51 +
3530410947 13m WC2H␣85 +
4536301414 4y WD25␣3333 +
1782677525 6y WD3␣266 +
875898147 4y WD3␣604 +
1837725580 8y WR10␣231 +
470000209 2m WR13␣99 +
3740626928 5y WR15␣148 +
8327416073 2m WR5␣532 +
5247243116 3m WS1␣36 +
1530100920 9y WS15␣312 +
4836287097 3y WS15␣85 +
258148608 12y WS5␣209 +
144460714 13y WS9␣196 +
4964856003 2y YO1␣548 +
4572198722 4y YO11␣250 +
5241474657 3y YO18␣140 +
4755653011 4y YO22␣27 +
2912017698 6y 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 13y B23␣1336 +
6400324604 15m B3␣122 +
420437104 8y B60␣81 +
399981567 11y B64␣1334 +
5106084752 3y B66␣52 +
828110150 9y B77␣403 +
5908286518 6m B95␣16 +
6635534309 20m BB2␣22 +
367735138 6y BN16␣1496 check reference number, since location in BN17 postal district +
336614487 6m BR3␣12 RM 2013 data suggests BR1 12 +
442729321 2y BR6␣440 +
6695888948 3m BS11␣32 +
6695888946 3m BS11␣5 +
6695888944 3m BS11␣61 +
6695872833 3m BS11␣66 +
4187234152 2m BS28␣1138 +
4376989375 4y BT15␣371 +
460634159 4m CB4␣3733 +
703200283 6y CH65␣445 check ref -- location is not in the CH65 postal district +
3450711325 5y CV10␣27 +
529505926 6m DA11␣1122 RM 2013 data suggests this should be DA12 112 +
739728397 9y DA14␣401 +
702787408 6y DY13␣152 check ref -- location is outside DY13 postal district +
2889362418 6y DY6␣275 check ref -- box located outside DY6 postal district +
3315460481 4y E1W␣52 +
25475341 13m EC3M␣3051 +
1890432563 8y EH10␣369 +
1726299329 8y EH44␣43 +
4166262960 4y EH47␣34 +
2936733936 5y EH52␣135 +
1997742631 8y G33␣882 +
394138612 8y GL11␣384 +
1243226434 2y GL5␣92 check ref -- location is outside GL5 postal district +
7885076798 7m GU18␣15 +
6172825561 10m GU34␣151 +
564819372 11y GU7␣119 +
563939007 11y GU7␣24 +
2392278246 5y HP19␣309 +
3683067348 5y HS3␣131 +
2912116112 6y HS9␣12 +
2912116128 6y HS9␣17 +
2912116122 6y HS9␣18 +
364771381 6y IG4␣14 check ref -- locaiton is outside IG4 postal district +
773075505 10y IV44␣108 +
394696000 7y IV44␣113 +
750509180 9y IV44␣135 +
494147700 7y IV47␣134 +
659722492 11y IV49␣136 +
441694996 11y IV49␣34 +
4083616471 5y IV51␣96 +
391835518 11y IV54␣255 +
1820838857 11m IV55␣54 +
2447183914 7y IV56␣28 +
1937716884 8y KA17␣40 +
4365700854 6m KW1␣28 +
7939860490 6m KW15␣30 +
474700502 3y KW3␣50 +
2749569916 7y LE17␣228 +
21094850 2y LL12␣248 +
8414961800 4w LL17␣57 +
600534545 6m LL59␣19 +
3508374699 5y LL63␣131 +
776019939 6y LL77␣330 check ref -- location is outside the LL77 postal district +
307512615 3y M19␣79 +
334648277 4y M2␣180 +
4792394446 3y NP25␣515 +
365018126 12y NR5␣507 +
415545287 7y PA37␣73 +
1797522975 8y PA62␣161 +
1797552686 8y PA65␣116 +
1797235036 17m PA67␣126 +
1797186018 6y PA67␣131 check ref -- location outside PA67 postal district +
1798592125 8y PA69␣149 +
1796778944 8y PA70␣122 +
1796743673 8y PA71␣158 +
1794866338 18m PA72␣1 +
1803681606 4y PA78␣113 +
2512163238 6y PH34␣95 check ref -- location is outside PH34 postal district +
523147678 5y PH37␣83 +
2104740203 8y PH38␣103 +
2104709474 6m PH38␣60 +
3651261605 5y PH39␣124 +
2429018781 7y PH42␣108 +
2561762228 4y PH43␣16 +
3726593944 4y PL15␣115 +
5904925920 2y PL34␣73 +
3465417673 5y PO12␣45 +
8321509707 2m PR2␣349 +
7620903687 2m RG20␣116 Since this postbox is in the RH20 not RG20 postal district, surely this postbox is numbered RH20 116D? +
7620763560 2m RG20␣75 Since this postbox is in the RH20 postal district, near Pulborough, surely this postbox should be RH20 75? +
7620903686 2m RG20␣87 Since this postbox is in the RH20 postal district, near Pulborough, surely this postbox should be RH20 87? +
8195465220 4m RG27␣12 +
4753259504 2y RH1␣75 +
577819115 10y RH2␣220 +
8328213742 2m RH4␣152 +
279296348 6y RM16␣127 check ref -- location is outside the RM16 postal district +
4177423719 4y SA15␣314 +
5238508521 3y SA31␣102 +
4446706367 4y SA32␣560 +
4796446421 3y SA33␣35 +
981556803 6y SE20␣10 check ref -- location is outside SE20 postal district +
848427176 6y SG11␣33 Check ref -- location is outside SG11 postal district +
6115072408 2y SK9␣128 +
5148016963 3y SL1␣2402 +
6434233714 23m SN6␣280 +
889481498 6y SN7␣286 +
6439670502 23m SN7␣436 +
1977058715 16m SO42␣48 +
4486146294 4y SO43␣138 +
431358014 2y SW1H␣101 +
1298729990 3y SW1H␣158 +
7918490915 6m SY22␣123 +
1359562182 9y SY23␣218 +
515663679 6y TN33␣313 check ref (box outside TN33 district) and location (in the middle of a field) +
299590458 8m TQ4␣407 check ref -- location is outside TQ4 postal district: RM 2013 suggests this should be TQ5 407 +
503045764 11y TR22␣222 +
5550562534 8m TR26␣100 RM2013 data suggests this should be TR20 100 +
5703152017 2y TW12␣142 +
6680353898 20m TW12␣181 +
5969577456 2y W13␣42 +
452215459 3m W1K␣40 +
1528124299 6y WR15␣147 Check ref -- I think Little Hereford should have an SY8 postcode. +
355751529 16m WS2␣130 +
2911709065 6y 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
2913309035 10m BH22␣63 +
3035450788 6m CV32␣3 +
391092355 5y DE21␣319 +
33519437 5y MK18␣55 +
2836664265 6y NG22␣174 +
1221392831 4y PR3␣261 +
3084195430 4y S10␣133 +
270619138 2y S11␣576 +
392474073 4y S33␣330 +
31937480 2y SM2␣252 +

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 4y B23 +
822733850 3m BA20 +
822733847 3m BA20 +
1868928167 8y BD19 +
3657794951 4d CP7D +
413897305 11y CW11 +
823631247 4y HA8 +
823670174 2m HR8 +
823670185 2m HR8 +
823670243 2m HR8 +
823670230 2m HR8 Seems to be an unnamed road heading eastwards from here, also a house "The Coach House" +
1561526339 5y IP15 +
2168919331 6y IP25 check for new collection plate +
1808858231 15m IP26 +
4345107618 4y LL20 +
412451512 11y LL23 +
1312746960 15m NR11 +
1270517424 9y OX29 ref too fuzzy to read in photo :( +
4545524798 4y PA23 +
811311924 4y PE1 +
811327030 2y PE12 +
811348649 2y PE12 +
811329233 2y PE12 +
811348651 2y PE12 +
811331984 2y PE12 +
491427987 9y RG12 +
1595005412 6m RM9 +
5679687963 2y SG18 +
5924373680 4w SY14 +
1470780417 9y 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
7155090208 3d 119 +

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 9m fixme = Believed␣to␣be␣S9␣1300␣but␣sur Believed to be S9 1300 but survey required to confirm +
573597823 6m fixme = Expected␣reference␣is␣BA1␣299 Expected reference is BA1 299 +
873565278 10y fixme = I␣think␣this␣is␣the␣SG5␣79␣Peg I think this is the SG5 79 Pegsdon box. +
3699691570 5y note = Information␣plate␣missing:␣per +
243608038 7w fixme = Is␣this␣CB24␣285␣in␣a␣new␣loca Is this CB24 285 in a new location? +
895550921 14m fixme2 = May␣be␣SG18␣16 May be SG18 16 +
510602194 11y note = No␣collection␣plate,␣think␣thi +
281339145 6m fixme = RM␣data␣suggests␣this␣is␣OX29␣ RM data suggests this is OX29 553 +
5789493659 2y note = Ref␣Num␣obscured␣by␣tape␣by␣Ro +
331486780 9y note = Reference␣is␣LE5␣406␣or␣LE5␣12 +
331486778 12y note = Reference␣is␣LE5␣406␣or␣LE5␣12 +
7118001319 15m fixme = Survey␣required:␣this␣should␣b Survey required: this should be the location of TN25 239 +
7749924378 8m fixme = Suspect␣this␣is␣S65␣279␣but␣su Suspect this is S65 279 but survey required to confirm +
280500202 2y postal_code = TQ3␣2 +
539530953 6m note = missed␣this␣on␣actual␣survey␣b +
270180546 12y 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
5767772855 2y level = 0 +
2696945588 4y level = 0 +
966665981 5d addr:housenumber = 1 +
5661184304 13m level = 1 +
5661184305 13m level = 1 +
5661184306 13m level = 1 +
8013746385 5m name = 1 +
8013919385 5m name = 10 +
778568579 6m uprn = 10015282564 +
7896426289 6m ref:GB:uprn = 10015345862 +
4318541754 2m start_date = 1866 +
2159513128 12m heritage = 2 +
5398483975 3y geograph:id = 2627214 +
6286187863 2y geograph:id = 265448 +
4360359466 20m level = 3 +
8013919485 5m name = 4 +
5398449448 3y geograph:id = 723028 +

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 5y CA14␣21;CA14␣5 +
3874369971 2m DL1␣19;DL1␣10 +
2022223836 13m 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. +
4513906051 4d NE1␣1500;NE1␣500;NE1␣776 +
4526380156 18m NE1␣4;NE1␣3 +
1829169875 4y NE1␣501;NE1␣724 +
4419107258 4y NE11␣180;NE11␣179 +
4424750526 4y NE16␣669;NE16␣668 +
4432336099 4y NE21␣91;NE21␣700 +
4695686038 4y NE29␣709;NE29␣19 +
4355660149 4y NE31␣659;NE31␣660 +
4288195675 4y NE37␣688;NE37␣546 +
4290236814 4y NE37␣740;NE37␣741 +
327183391 4y NE41␣536;NE41␣535 +
600911301 5y NE46␣179;NE46␣178 +
4644318198 4y NE6␣359;NE6␣703 +
370200603 3y SO23␣35;SO23␣252 +
6402577096 23m TN13␣1411;TN13␣1422 +
4757155240 4y 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
899024936 4y G1␣10;G1␣10A +
332054237 17m G1␣504;G1␣504A +
309910827 4y G2␣1509;G2␣1509A +
6074778597 6w G2␣293;G2␣293A +
332050665 6w G2␣521;G2␣521A +
3184792067 2y G2␣617;G2␣617A +
1474504722 2m G2␣694;G2␣694A +
42066362 9y G3␣170;G3␣170A +
296238626 9y G3␣232;G3␣232A +
2286118317 15m IP25␣3??1 +
324695331 4y M4␣5AA Check ref value -- the current value looks more like a postcode than a box number +
289175164 20m NE2␣155A +
4307351992 4y SL2␣57F +
960852139 10y 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.

No nodes found with this issue.

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
4798176700 3y * +
1519797919 8y * +
4354747596 4y 1␣Castle␣Hotel +
1278559448 9y 1388m +
2618867853 7y 24␣125 +
5062058919 3y 262a +
3855551369 5y ?␣(sticker␣over␣text) +
276534074 7m AB1028 OX14 1028 expected here. Suspect old "collection plate" where "AB" is code for Abingdon +
5658213325 2y BARNET␣P.O +
520308090 2m E14120 +
6415184569 23m Frederick␣Street␣Meter␣Box +
6512735947 7m HR958 HR6 958 expected here +
7864589926 7m HST129 +
2061976329 8y IV␣216 +
2061976330 4y IV␣217 +
2061976331 4y IV␣218 +
2061976335 8y IV␣292 +
2061976339 8y IV␣294 +
2061976338 8y IV␣296 +
2061976333 8y IV␣299 +
3653266702 5y IV189 +
534125601 2m IV282 +
3971749213 4y KA8␣... +
3955991958 3y LH␣056␣County␣Hospital +
3962432194 3y LH␣166␣Laxdale +
3992031680 3y LH␣173␣Marybank +
3962432196 3y LH␣19␣Tong␣Post␣Office +
4945606896 3y LH07␣Ballantrushal +
4945606897 3y LH075␣Old␣Post␣Office␣Barvas +
4925247603 6w LH086␣Arnol +
4922960719 3y LH13␣Hill␣Street␣Tolsta +
422750728 3y LH14␣Back␣Crossroads +
4922927592 2m LH15␣Gress +
422730677 6w LH16␣Garrieguirm +
422755749 7w LH17␣Upper␣Coll +
4922961226 3y LH18␣New␣Tolsta +
4922961224 3y LH20␣North␣Tolsta +
3994363157 8w LH77␣Back␣Post␣Office +
1749637763 4y NONE +
4224113490 4y No␣ref +
6985158004 16m None +
4221912189 4y None +
5494946911 3m Not␣shown +
1711109359 8y Perigrine␣Way␣box1 +
6644144169 20m R683␣MOD␣Abbey␣Wood +
7931861329 6m REDCROFT␣/␣HALDANE␣ROAD␣UB1 +
6356726464 2y S014 +
2338725652 7y SK6␣??? +
6490458882 22m ST161RR +
858577525 4m Stanhope␣Road␣Sorting␣Office +
7931861328 6m TELFORD␣ROAD␣/␣EDISON␣DRIVE␣UB +
5207357493 3y U46␣Medways +
7797635423 8m WS +
2911732752 6y ZE2␣unnumbered +
2912006986 6y ZE2␣unnumbered +
6429205455 20m absent +
4234210313 4y blank +
257453744 7w e184d +
44825281 8m hidden;no +
7450593594 11m no +
2627419470 11m no +
2904332627 11m no +
3812517617 4y no +
2721272717 7y no +
1794801940 4y no +
6490451648 15m none +
3213949467 4y none +
6490451647 22m none +
6094853783 7m none␣on␣box +
4624166974 4y obscured +
3497301827 2m obscured␣by␣phone␣number␣label +
344777180 5y obscured␣by␣sticky␣labels +
344777179 5y obscured␣by␣sticky␣labels +

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