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K6 Telephone Kiosk

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton Coggles, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.8192 / 52°49'9"N

Longitude: -0.5472 / 0°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 498003

OS Northings: 325622

OS Grid: SK980256

Mapcode National: GBR FSR.6HM

Mapcode Global: WHGL3.KDNK

Entry Name: K6 Telephone Kiosk

Listing Date: 2 September 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 504904

Location: Burton Coggles, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG33

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Burton Coggles

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Burton le Coggles

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


1762/0/10002 MANOR ROAD
02-SEP-08 K6 Telephone Kiosk


K6 telephone kiosk, designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1935. It is painted red and constructed of cast-iron with three glazed sides and a solid rear and has a square plan.

Horizontal and vertical glazing bars divide each glazed side into eight panes with flanking narrow margin lights. The Soane- inspired domed roof adorns the arched heads of each side, with a crown in relief above glazed panels inscribed with the word 'TELEPHONE'.

Modern telephone equipment has replaced the original.

The K6 telephone kiosk was introduced in 1935 to celebrate the silver jubilee of King George V. It was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, and was a smaller version of his earlier kiosks, the K2 (1924) and K3 (c.1930). The design of the K6 kiosk was influenced by the Neo-classical works of Sir John Soane, and with 70,000 constructed became one of the most iconic mass-produced structures of the C20.

The K6 telephone kiosk at Burton Coggles is designated at grade II for the following principal reason.
* It is a largely intact example of a K6 kiosk with a strong visual link to the adjacent listed barns.


This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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