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Telephone Call-box in Llangunllo Village

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangunllo, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3346 / 52°20'4"N

Longitude: -3.1583 / 3°9'29"W

OS Eastings: 321172

OS Northings: 271356

OS Grid: SO211713

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.V53H

Mapcode Global: VH695.6LP4

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box in Llangunllo Village

Listing Date: 30 June 1992

Last Amended: 30 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9121

Building Class: Communications

Location: Prominent location in centre of village adjacent to War Memorial.

County: Powys

Community: Llangunllo (Llangynllo)

Community: Llangunllo

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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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 GPO in 1936; this example dates from the reign of King George VI. Foundry plate inscribed "MacFarlane and Co. Ltd, Saracen Foundry, Glasgow".

Exterior

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.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its prominent location in this picturesque village and for group value with listed buildings on SE side.

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