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Telephone Call-box beside Ty Capel, 1494 (W side), Tafarn-y-gelyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanferres, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1473 / 53°8'50"N

Longitude: -3.2141 / 3°12'50"W

OS Eastings: 318895

OS Northings: 361814

OS Grid: SJ188618

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.5RRX

Mapcode Global: WH77B.L5P2

Plus Code: 9C5R4QWP+W9

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box beside Ty Capel, 1494 (W side), Tafarn-y-gelyn

Listing Date: 20 July 1990

Last Amended: 16 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1338

Building Class: Communications

Location: Set back into a grassy verge on the edge of main road with Ty Capel immediately to N.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanferres

Community: Llanferres

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Description: K6 type box to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott. This design was introduced by the GPO in 1936, this example dates from the reign of George VI.

Exterior

Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its prominent location beside the trunk road through the Clwydian hills.

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