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Telephone Call-box opposite Grosmont Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.915 / 51°54'53"N

Longitude: -2.8674 / 2°52'2"W

OS Eastings: 340436

OS Northings: 224407

OS Grid: SO404244

Mapcode National: GBR FC.PKCS

Mapcode Global: VH78X.74Z9

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box opposite Grosmont Town Hall

Listing Date: 10 September 1990

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2844

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the centre of Grosmont on E side of road, set into verge some 20m NE of Town Hall.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

K6 type telephone box to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott. Design introduced by GPO in 1936. This example dates from the reign of King George VI. Foundry plate not visible.

Exterior

Square kiosk of cast iron construction with timber door. Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing with many panes. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

A K6 call box in a prominent location in the centre of Grosmont village. Group value with Town Hall and other listed buildings in central Grosmont.

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