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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1535 / 53°9'12"N

Longitude: -3.3429 / 3°20'34"W

OS Eastings: 310296

OS Northings: 362657

OS Grid: SJ102626

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.5BH3

Mapcode Global: WH772.MZCV

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 20 July 1990

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1337

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the centre of the village immediately to the S of the churchyard entrance at St Saernan's church.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

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. Design introduced by GPO in 1936; this example dates from the reign of King George VI. Foundry plate inscribed: "MacFarlane & Co Ltd, Saracen Foundry, Glasgow".

Exterior

Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a type K6 telephone kiosk in an attractive village-centre location.

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