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OSM Postbox Royal Cypher Report

Table of Non-standard Values

Lists any UK postboxes with a royal_cypher tag whose value is not one of: 'VR', 'EVIIR', 'GR', 'EVIIIR', 'GVIR', 'EIIR', 'crown', 'scottish_crown', 'no'.

Found 63 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
KA9 2 3962747039 6y ER
3423202044 5y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 3d ER
TD9 80 7785579313 3m ER
KY5 145 6551379560 4m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 16m ER
HR8 296 818648443 15m ER
HR8 476 823670181 15m ER
HR8 297 823670220 15m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 6m ER
GL55 82 4581637865 2d ER
DE12 1118 828110140 13m ER
WV11 393 4704534443 13m ER
WS4 138 7511388122 18m ER
WV12 186 8599392368 13m ER
PO4 109 851378420 5y ER
GU10 63 5129551125 21m ER
RG20 6 9248770310 6m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 8m ER
RH12 100 7636809633 22m ER
N16 20 653926276 3m ER
2022238144 5y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 7y ER
W4 41 4837708920 4y ER
SG2 235 803451443 16m ER
SG17 11 6184531707 3y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 5y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 3m ER
TN14 271 8762676728 9m ER
TN15 148 8773260024 9m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 17m ER
WC1X 37 442370629 5m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 5m EVIIR;VR
6570733785 2y EVIR
WF2 1018 1040968554 8m Franked␣mail␣onl
NE25 265 4834378711 22m GVIIR
LS10 749 2119779770 8m GVIR;obscured
L2 756 618725901 7m GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 7w Not␣visible
601121086 5y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 5y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 8m VR;GR
LL17 238 8371732697 6m none
W3 40 566649818 8m none
W5 6 629035135 7m none
WF2 19 664304350 8m none;Franked␣mai
KY10 262 1929170519 8m obscured
WF3 81 255454227 8m obscured
LS26 98 305272226 7m obscured
WF3 156 364166373 2m obscured
WF2 113 366661940 8m obscured
LS11 398 452140246 6m obscured
LS11 203 522949231 6m obscured
WF1 278 986875060 8m obscured
WF1 256 1035709948 8m obscured
WF3 16 1151052047 8m obscured
LS12 945 1253177251 6m obscured
WF2 18 1573988394 8m obscured
LE14 52 1572685651 2m obscured
ME19 6 310856960 5y obscured
WF1 13 27483449 8m obscured;EIIR
WF2 108 264568218 8m obscured;EIIR
WF2 255 265589735 8m obscured;EIIR/EV

Note that some Edward VII boxes actually only show an "ER" cypher, but these are relatively rare, and an "ER" value is just as likely to be an error from a mapper who's missed the small Roman numerals in EIIR.

Table of All Values

Cypher No. of Boxes Notes
VR 2744 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1986 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 7030 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 142 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 3335 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 25539 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 2 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 2046 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 813 No cypher on box.
36579 No royal_cypher tag.
ER 31
EVIIR;VR 2
EVIR 1
Franked mail onl 1
GVIIR 1
GVIR;obscured 1
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 2
VR;GR 1
none 3
none;Franked mai 1
obscured 14
obscured;EIIR 2
obscured;EIIR/EV 1

Some mappers have also user other keys to represent the Royal Cypher:

Data derived from OpenStreetMap data, © OpenStreetMap Contributors, licensed under Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL). XAPI courtesy of Overpass API.