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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
SA43 22 773836480 23m E
KA9 2 3962747039 4y ER
3423202044 3y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 5w ER
KY5 145 6551379560 9m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 3y ER
HR8 296 818648443 7m ER
823670174 6y ER
HR8 476 823670181 4y ER
HR8 297 823670220 4y ER
CV34 127 2998058385 11m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 2y ER
PO4 109 851378420 3y ER
DE74 185 1284965589 15m ER
2022238144 3y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 5y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 4y ER
W4 41 4837708920 2y ER
SG2 235 803451443 7y ER
SG17 11 6184531707 15m ER
TN3 292 4318193739 3y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 20m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 4y ER
WC1X 37 442370629 5m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 5m EVIIR;VR
6570733785 9m EVIR
BS20 700 5912264804 11m GIIR
4354921524 3y GR;␣GVIR
NE11 50 6504493311 7m GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 3y GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 4y Not␣visible
601121086 3y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 5y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 3y VR;␣GR
CH1 473 6872723100 5m none
CH1 30 6875131017 5m none
LE14 52 1572685651 4y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 3y obscured
TA3 273 3655733341 2y unknown
TA4 102 5927354117 18m unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 2y unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 2y unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 4y unknown
PE9 3 7107294126 3m àrtVR

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 1891 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1337 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 4186 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 143 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 2011 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 17311 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 3 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1338 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 467 No cypher on box.
42820 No royal_cypher tag.
E 1
ER 22
EVIIR;VR 2
EVIR 1
GIIR 1
GR; GVIR 1
GVIIR 1
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 3
none 2
obscured 2
unknown 5
àrtVR 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.