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Latitude: 52.5697 / 52°34'10"N
Longitude: -3.2119 / 3°12'42"W
OS Eastings: 317961
OS Northings: 297559
OS Grid: SO179975
Mapcode National: GBR 9X.C9WG
Mapcode Global: WH7B1.MNRX
Entry Name: Telephone Call-box in front of Fron Post Office Stores
Listing Date: 28 August 1990
Last Amended: 21 August 1995
Source ID: 8695
Building Class: Communications
Location: Set to rear of wide pavement on corner with by-road over canal bridge. Backs onto left side of the brick frontage of the Post Office Stores.
Community: Berriew (Aberriw)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
K6 type square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott. architect, of London. Design introduced by GPO in 1936; this example dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Foundry plate inscribed: MacFarlane & Co Ltd, Saracen Foundry, Glasgow''.
Domed roof with four 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.
Included for its excellent location in front of a listed building (Tan y Fron and Post Office Stores).
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