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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 52 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
SA43 22 773836480 3m E
NN18 112 5154234676 9m EIR
LE1 816 5343775300 6m EIUR
KA9 2 3962747039 2y ER
TA12 66 2908251909 22m ER
3423202044 22m ER
TA13 73 4318197498 24m ER
HR8 296 818648443 3y ER
823670174 5y ER
HR8 476 823670181 3y ER
HR8 297 823670220 3y ER
PO4 109 851378420 22m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 7d ER
DE12 1118 828110140 7m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 2y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 24m ER
TN32 256 5746531757 8d ER
SG2 235 803451443 6y ER
2022238144 23m ER
KT13 10 3260105793 3y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 3y ER
W4 41 4837708920 7m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 3y ER
BS8 428 499382726 7m EVII
WC1X 37 442370629 6w EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 6w EVIIR;VR
S10 958 257411788 11d EllR
S7 125 333402580 7d EllR
364835224 7d EllR
S1 5699 4444951929 4w EllR
S3 69 5712010665 3w EllR
5712010666 3w EllR
E3 6 2507272297 23m GIVR
4354921524 23m GR;␣GVIR
SY6 243 3240799306 16m GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 22m GVR
CB8 78 264658504 6y GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 2y Not␣visible
601121086 24m VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 4y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 16m VR;␣GR
BT61 17 5175067527 9m none
BT61 20 5176845224 7m none
EX35 333 5629566468 8w none
FK15 142 5216460065 8m none
LE14 52 1572685651 3y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 22m obscured
TA3 273 3655733341 13m unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 3y unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 10m unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 15m unknown
SL6 29 5148016961 9m ¢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 1630 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1149 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 3364 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 140 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 1644 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 14111 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 4 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1072 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 402 No cypher on box.
42312 No royal_cypher tag.
E 1
EIR 1
EIUR 1
ER 20
EVII 1
EVIIR;VR 2
EllR 6
GIVR 1
GR; GVIR 1
GVIIR 1
GVR 2
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.