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Telephone Call-box (tel no: 01758 712206)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8307 / 52°49'50"N

Longitude: -4.5321 / 4°31'55"W

OS Eastings: 229513

OS Northings: 328917

OS Grid: SH295289

Mapcode National: GBR 55.TPK7

Mapcode Global: WH44V.C33Q

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (tel no: 01758 712206)

Listing Date: 10 May 1988

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4612

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated opposite Y Siop Llangian in centre of village, on S side of lane to Botwnnog, set into rubble stone bank.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Llangian

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Telephone call-box to standard design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott introduced in 1936, this example with George VI crown pre-1953.

Exterior

Telephone kiosk, red-painted cast-iron, square plan with glazed front and left side, matching glazed door to right side, blank rear. Glazing is in raised surround and of 8 vertically-arranged horizontal panels with marginal glazing bars. Above, glazed translucent lettered panels under Soaneian shallow dome with embossed crowns in lunettes.

Interior

Modernised telephone equipment.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with adjoining listed buildings in attractive village centre.

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