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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 44 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
KA9 2 3962747039 5y ER
3423202044 4y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 3m ER
TD9 80 7785579313 8m ER
KY5 145 6551379560 21m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 3m ER
HR8 296 818648443 2m ER
HR8 476 823670181 2m ER
HR8 297 823670220 2m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 23m ER
WS3 49 528885534 10m ER
WS3 192 534706741 10m ER
WS3 296 568630635 10m ER
WS3 352 603773420 10m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 10d ER
WV11 393 4704534443 4d ER
WS4 138 7511388122 5m ER
WV12 186 8599392368 4d ER
PO4 109 851378420 4y ER
GU10 63 5129551125 8m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 2y ER
RH12 100 7636809633 9m ER
N16 20 653926276 5w ER
2022238144 4y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 6y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 5y ER
W4 41 4837708920 3y ER
SG2 235 803451443 3m ER
SG17 11 6184531707 2y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 4y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 2y ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 4m ER
WC1X 37 442370629 17m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 17m EVIIR;VR
6570733785 21m EVIR
E4 14 362736168 4d EVIR
NE25 265 4834378711 9m GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 5m GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 5y Not␣visible
601121086 4y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 4y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 4w VR;GR
LE14 52 1572685651 5y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 4y obscured

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 2221 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1600 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 5366 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 140 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 2524 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 20419 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 2 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1474 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 605 No cypher on box.
40747 No royal_cypher tag.
ER 32
EVIIR;VR 2
EVIR 2
GVIIR 1
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 2
VR;GR 1
obscured 2

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.