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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 67 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
LS10 390 1276271465 8w EIIR;EIIR
LS10 1390 1276271465 8w EIIR;EIIR
KA9 2 3962747039 5y ER
3423202044 5y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 9m ER
TD9 80 7785579313 14m ER
KY5 145 6551379560 2y ER
TA12 66 2908251909 9m ER
HR8 296 818648443 8m ER
HR8 476 823670181 8m ER
HR8 297 823670220 9m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 2m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 6m ER
WV11 393 4704534443 6m ER
WS4 138 7511388122 11m ER
WV12 186 8599392368 6m ER
PO4 109 851378420 5y ER
GU10 63 5129551125 14m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 5w ER
RH12 100 7636809633 15m ER
N16 20 653926276 7m ER
2022238144 5y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 6y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 6y ER
W4 41 4837708920 3y ER
SG2 235 803451443 9m ER
SG17 11 6184531707 2y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 5y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 3y ER
TN14 271 8762676728 2m ER
TN15 148 8773260024 2m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 10m ER
WC1X 37 442370629 5w EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 5w EVIIR;VR
6570733785 2y EVIR
WF2 1018 1040968554 6w Franked␣mail␣onl
NE25 265 4834378711 15m GVIIR
LS10 749 2119779770 6w GVIR;obscured
L2 756 618725901 3w GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 5y Not␣visible
601121086 5y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 4y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 6w VR;GR
LS1 52 357744104 6w franked␣mail␣onl
LL17 238 8371732697 15h none
W3 40 566649818 5w none
W5 6 629035135 4w none
WF2 19 664304350 6w none;Franked␣mai
KY10 262 1929170519 2m obscured
WF3 81 255454227 6w obscured
LS26 98 305272226 13d obscured
LS1 148 333442554 8w obscured
LS1 1148 333442554 8w obscured
WF3 156 364166373 13d obscured
WF2 113 366661940 6w obscured
LS11 398 452140246 8w obscured
LS11 203 522949231 7w obscured
WF1 278 986875060 6w obscured
WF1 256 1035709948 6w obscured
WF3 16 1151052047 6w obscured
LS12 945 1253177251 8w obscured
WF2 18 1573988394 5w obscured
LE14 52 1572685651 5y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 5y obscured
WF1 13 27483449 6w obscured;EIIR
WF2 108 264568218 6w obscured;EIIR
WF2 255 265589735 6w 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 2505 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1819 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 6331 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 142 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 2952 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 23003 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 3 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1787 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 719 No cypher on box.
38190 No royal_cypher tag.
EIIR;EIIR 2
ER 30
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
franked mail onl 1
none 3
none;Franked mai 1
obscured 16
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.