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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9705 / 52°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.9352 / 2°56'6"W

OS Eastings: 337292

OS Northings: 341870

OS Grid: SJ372418

Mapcode National: GBR 78.JTRX

Mapcode Global: WH89C.WLGL

Plus Code: 9C4VX3C7+6W

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 19 July 1989

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1728

Building Class: Communications

ID on this website: 300001728

Location: Situated on S corner with Willow Street.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

Tagged with: Red telephone box

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Telephone kiosk; George VI K6 type square, cast iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect. Design introduced by GPO in 1936, and this example made by Lion Foundry, Kirkintilloch.


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

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value in an important conservation area.

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