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K6 Kiosk

A Grade II Listed Building in Edith Weston, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.6371 / 52°38'13"N

Longitude: -0.6311 / 0°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 492732

OS Northings: 305248

OS Grid: SK927052

Mapcode National: GBR DTF.P83

Mapcode Global: WHGLV.8ZQ7

Plus Code: 9C4XJ9P9+RH

Entry Name: K6 Kiosk

Listing Date: 6 August 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 503006

Location: Edith Weston, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Edith Weston

Built-Up Area: Edith Weston

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Edith Weston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

Tagged with: K6 telephone box

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Listing Text


142/0/10003 WELL CROSS
06-AUG-07 K6 KIOSK

A K6 telephone kiosk designed in 1935 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and made by various contractors.

MATERIALS: Cast iron and glass.

PLAN: Square in plan.

EXTERIOR It has a solid back panel, and glazed front door (hinged to the left) and side panels. The glazed door and side panels each have eight horizontal strips of glass with narrow margin lights to either side. On each side of the segmental upper structure is a relief crown, placed above a glazed panel bearing the word `TELEPHONE'. Its roof is domed The kiosk is painted red.

HISTORY: The archetypal K6 telephone kiosk was introduced in 1935 to celebrate the silver jubilee of King George V.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: This K6 is in a prominent position within the historic centre of the village of Edith Weston and has a close visual association with a number of other listed building/structures

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