The first pillar box was introduced to the British Isles on this day in 1852. This model post box was made to stand in the entrance hall of a large country house. A servant would empty the box each day and take the letters to the nearest post office. Museum Collections Centre.
Royal Mail is one of the most famous things in the UK. Red mail boxes are everywhere on the UK's road side ,even under the trees or on the wall. These two are the biggest ones in Lyndhurst. If you've got a mail a bit urgent, sent your mail from here. It'll be quicker to your receiver.