Telephone Call-box in forecourt of Post Office Building (01492 517471)
A Grade II Listed Building in Llysfaen, Conwy
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Latitude: 53.2822 / 53°16'55"N
Longitude: -3.6605 / 3°39'37"W
OS Eastings: 289390
OS Northings: 377420
OS Grid: SH893774
Mapcode National: GBR 2ZWH.94
Mapcode Global: WH656.RR3P
Entry Name: Telephone Call-box in forecourt of Post Office Building (01492 517471)
Listing Date: 18 December 1989
Last Amended: 28 July 1997
Source ID: 270
Building Class: Communications
Location: Set back to right of Post Office overlooking Church House, the Rectory and St Cynfran's Church in open ground to N.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
G VI R, K6-type square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by GPO in 1936, this example probably installed after Second World War.
Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth; modernised telephone equipment.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a distinctive feature in the village centre.
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