Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne, Dorset
"The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin at Sherborne in the English county of Dorset, is usually called Sherborne Abbey. It has been a Saxon cathedral (705–1075), a Benedictine abbey (998–1539) and is now a parish church." -- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherborne_Abbey
Britain's oldest red postbox is still in use after 161 YEARS - and still bears Queen Victoria's initials
The country's oldest postbox has survived two world wars and seen five monarchs ascend the throne. Today the red box has been given a new lease of life after locals in Holwell, Dorset mounted a campaign to give it a makeover.
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Holwell: postbox № DT9 4, Barnes... © Chris Downer
This wonderful Victorian pillar box, with a vertical slot, stands unusually short at about 5 feet high perhaps a little less and is remarkable for being the oldest operational postbox in Britain. It is emptied finally at 12:30pm... more