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Telephone Call-box by roadside, uphill from Monaughty House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangunllo, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3106 / 52°18'38"N

Longitude: -3.1187 / 3°7'7"W

OS Eastings: 323825

OS Northings: 268647

OS Grid: SO238686

Mapcode National: GBR B1.WGV5

Mapcode Global: VH69C.W6L0

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box by roadside, uphill from Monaughty House

Listing Date: 30 June 1992

Last Amended: 30 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9127

Building Class: Communications

Location: On grassy verge of main road close to lay-by to north of Monaughty House.

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 as a prominent example in a rural location close to an outstanding listed country house.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Monaughty House
    Situated to W of the junction of A488 and B4356.
  • II Treburvaugh
    Hillside position, 3 km SE of Llangunllo village and 1.5 km north of Monaughty; approached via lane leading N from the A488 Knighton road.

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