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Telephone Call-box (tel no: 01492 650553) at road junction opposite the former Sun Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwysbach, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2289 / 53°13'44"N

Longitude: -3.7943 / 3°47'39"W

OS Eastings: 280320

OS Northings: 371714

OS Grid: SH803717

Mapcode National: GBR 64.0GT6

Mapcode Global: WH65J.P3DG

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (tel no: 01492 650553) at road junction opposite the former Sun Inn

Listing Date: 11 May 1990

Last Amended: 12 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3645

Building Class: Communications

Location: Located beside the minor road junction immediately S of Bodnant; kiosk set into the bank opposite the former Sun Inn.

County: Conwy

Community: Eglwysbach (Eglwys-bach)

Community: Eglwysbach

Locality: Graig

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 the GPO in 1936, this example is of the reign of King George VI; foundry plate not visible.

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; blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its prominent location within this rural setting.

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