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Telephone Call-box outside Post Office Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddulas and Rhyd-y-Foel (Llanddulas a Rhyd-y-Foel), Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2772 / 53°16'37"N

Longitude: -3.6324 / 3°37'56"W

OS Eastings: 291248

OS Northings: 376820

OS Grid: SH912768

Mapcode National: GBR 3Z2J.DY

Mapcode Global: WH657.5WJJ

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box outside Post Office Stores

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 12 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 273

Building Class: Communications

Location: In prominent location in centre of village with Salem Chapel opposite; set in angle of outbuilding to right of Post Office Stores.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Llanddulas and Rhyd-y-Foel (Llanddulas a Rhyd-y-Foel)

Community: Llanddulas and Rhyd-y-Foel

Locality: Rhyd-y-Foel

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

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. Foundry plate inscribed "Lion Foundry, Kirkintilloch".

Exterior

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 for its special historic interest as a K6-type GPO telephone kiosk in a prominent village location.

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