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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Beddgelert, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9935 / 52°59'36"N

Longitude: -4.0857 / 4°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 260109

OS Northings: 346053

OS Grid: SH601460

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.HJ09

Mapcode Global: WH55F.60PY

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 5 October 1988

Last Amended: 25 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4614

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the roadside N of Peniel Chapel; the telephone box is set against the gable end of a 2 storey terrace.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Beddgelert

Community: Beddgelert

Locality: Nantmor

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

K6-type square kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by GPO in 1936, though this example was probably installed after the Second World War.

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; modernised telephone equipment. Painted red; foundry plate at rear inscribed: "Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintiloch".

Reasons for Listing

Included for its prominent location in the village context of Nantmor.

Group value with other listed items at Nantmor.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bron-y-Graig
    Located immediately to the NE of Peniel chapel in the centre of the village.
  • II Ty Capel
    Located immediately to the NE of Peniel chapel in the centre of the village.
  • II Peniel Chapel
    Located prominently in the centre of Nantmor village; set behind a low rubble forecourt wall with simple iron gates.
  • II Tegfryn
    Located approximately 50m NW of Peniel Chapel.
  • II ,2,Peniel Terrace,Nantmor,Porthmadog,,LL55 4NL
    Located approximately 50m NW of Peniel Chapel.
  • II Y Bwthyn
    Located approximately 50m NW of Peniel Chapel.
  • II Pen-y-Groes
    Located on a wooded slope 0.5km E of Pont Aberglaslyn, set into the slope; accessed from the Nantmor end (E) via a part-cobbled track.
  • II T-shaped Field Cowhouse at Gardd-y-Llygaid-y-Dydd
    Located in a field approximately 100m SW of Gardd-y-Llygaid-y-Dydd.

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