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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7647 / 51°45'52"N

Longitude: -2.8525 / 2°51'8"W

OS Eastings: 341264

OS Northings: 207677

OS Grid: SO412076

Mapcode National: GBR JC.055L

Mapcode Global: VH79H.HXV2

Plus Code: 9C3VQ47X+V2

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2838

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated some 50m W of junction with Chepstow Road opposite Beaufort Arms Hotel.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Raglan (Rhaglan)

Community: Raglan

Built-Up Area: Raglan

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Telephone kiosk of K6 type, to standard design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott introduced by the GPO in 1936, this example dates from the reign of George VI.

Exterior

Telephone kiosk, square, red-painted, cast-iron, with wooden door. Domed roof with four 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. Foundry plate not visible.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a telephone call-box of the earlier to mid C20, prominently sited in the streetscape of Raglan.

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