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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7717 / 51°46'18"N

Longitude: -4.4625 / 4°27'45"W

OS Eastings: 230191

OS Northings: 210986

OS Grid: SN301109

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZKS3

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.LQPN

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 13 May 1988

Last Amended: 13 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9736

Building Class: Communications

Location: Midway along the street. On the pavement in front of the Congregational Chapel.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Laugharne

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

K-6 type square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Designed introduced by GPO in 1936; this example made by the Saracen Foundry. Glasgow was probably installed after 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 glazing bars to horizontal panels. Blank rear, moulded plinth, modernised telephone equipment.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group vale in this specially fine Conservation area location.

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