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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 53 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
SA43 22 773836480 5m E
NN18 112 5154234676 12m EIR
LE1 816 5343775300 8m EIUR
KA9 2 3962747039 3y ER
TA12 66 2908251909 24m ER
3423202044 24m ER
TA13 73 4318197498 2y ER
HR8 296 818648443 3y ER
823670174 5y ER
HR8 476 823670181 3y ER
HR8 297 823670220 3y ER
PO4 109 851378420 24m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 2m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 9m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 2y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 2y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 2m ER
SG2 235 803451443 6y ER
2022238144 2y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 4y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 3y ER
W4 41 4837708920 9m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 3y ER
BS8 428 499382726 9m EVII
WC1X 37 442370629 3m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 3m EVIIR;VR
S1 65 793140703 3d EllR
S36 582 1282626901 11d EllR
S9 1611 2396587566 3d EllR
S2 55 5858808213 11d EllR
S36 1275 5890743511 11d EllR
S9 1612 5907947389 3d EllR
S9 1251 5907958823 3d EllR
S9 1610 5907977663 3d EllR
E3 6 2507272297 2y GIVR
4354921524 2y GR;␣GVIR
SY6 243 3240799306 19m GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 24m GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 3y Not␣visible
601121086 2y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 4y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 18m VR;␣GR
BT61 17 5175067527 11m none
BT61 20 5176845224 10m none
EX35 333 5629566468 4m none
FK15 142 5216460065 10m none
LE14 52 1572685651 3y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 24m obscured
TA3 273 3655733341 15m unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 3y unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 13m unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 17m unknown
SL6 29 5148016961 12m ¢VIR

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 1654 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1176 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 3471 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 140 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 1669 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 14503 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 3 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1095 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 410 No cypher on box.
42234 No royal_cypher tag.
E 1
EIR 1
EIUR 1
ER 20
EVII 1
EVIIR;VR 2
EllR 8
GIVR 1
GR; GVIR 1
GVIIR 1
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 3
none 4
obscured 2
unknown 4
¢VIR 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.