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Telephone Call-box below Mountain Rescue Post at pass over Brecon Beacons (01874 622300)

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyn Tarell, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8723 / 51°52'20"N

Longitude: -3.4798 / 3°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 298221

OS Northings: 220340

OS Grid: SN982203

Mapcode National: GBR YK.S9HJ

Mapcode Global: VH5FV.M6RJ

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box below Mountain Rescue Post at pass over Brecon Beacons (01874 622300)

Listing Date: 27 November 1992

Last Amended: 22 June 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7528

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated on NE side of A470 below Storey Arms on pass from Glyn Tarell to Merthyr Tydfil.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Glyn Tarell

Community: Glyn Tarell

Locality: Storey Arms

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Telephone kiosk of K6 type designed for the GPO in 1936 by Giles Gilbert Scott. This example dates from after 1953 and was made by the Carron Company, Stirlingshire.

Exterior

Telephone kiosk, red painted cast-iron with Soaneian domed roof over four lunettes containing embossed Elizabeth II crowns over red lettered glass panels. Raised surrounds to two sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Moulded plinth. Foundry plate on blank rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest in a remarkable landscape location high in Brecon Beacons over Glyn Tarell.

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