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Telephone Call-box outside the Harp Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2845 / 53°17'4"N

Longitude: -3.5839 / 3°35'1"W

OS Eastings: 294503

OS Northings: 377561

OS Grid: SH945775

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZDG.W9

Mapcode Global: WH657.XPKX

Plus Code: 9C5R7CM8+QF

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box outside the Harp Inn

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 271

Building Class: Communications

Location: Set into angle of buildings on wide pavement outside the Harp Inn; D L Morgan's Medical Hall stands forward on the right.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Built-Up Area: Abergele

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

K6-type square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London, a design introduced by the GPO in 1936. This example was probably installed after the Second World War. Foundry plate inscribed: "Carron Company, Stirlingshire".

Exterior

Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventiliation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, with symmetrical cable outlets each side, moulded plinth; and modernised telephone equipment.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with adjoining listed building, and in a good townscape location in the centre of the town.

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