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Telephone Call-box by Glennydd and Ivy Cottage (01570 493319)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangybi, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.149 / 52°8'56"N

Longitude: -4.0539 / 4°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 259567

OS Northings: 252066

OS Grid: SN595520

Mapcode National: GBR DS.6R36

Mapcode Global: VH4GQ.P77Y

Plus Code: 9C4Q4WXW+HC

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box by Glennydd and Ivy Cottage (01570 493319)

Listing Date: 4 March 1991

Last Amended: 24 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10731

Building Class: Communications

ID on this website: 300010731

Location: Situated on S side of A 485 in Betws Bledrws village, on forecourt to pair of houses N of Betws Bledrws church.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llangybi

Community: Llangybi

Locality: Betws Bledrws

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

Tagged with: Telephone booth

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K6 type telephone kiosk to standard design of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Design introduced by the GPO in 1936, this example dates from the reign of King George VI, and was made by the Carron Company, Stirlingshire.


Red painted cast-iron kiosk with shallow domed roof of Soaneian type, with embossed George VI crowns in lunette each side. Below are red-lettered semi-transparent panels and ventilation slits. Sides have raised surrounds with horizontal glass panels with margin lights. Similar panels to door. Raised plinth. Blank rear with foundry plate.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its prominent location on main road, close to listed former Derry Ormond Lodge.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lodge
    Situated on E side of T-junction of A485 and minor road running N from Betws Bledrws village towards Derry Ormond.
  • II Bridge at Derry Ormond
    Within the park of the former Derry Ormond mansion, about 200m W of Betws Bledrws.
  • II* Derry Ormond Tower
    Situated very prominently overlooking the Dulas valley from a 219 m spur of hill between the two minor valleys of the Afon Denys and Nant Dyfel. Reached across fields from Penparc Farm.
  • II Ffynnon Gybi
    Situated to SW of village, on N side of A485, reached by steps down opposite Maesyffynnon Chapel.
  • II Pont Llangybi
    Situated in Llangybi village, just S of Llangybi church on short stretch of road left disused by rerouting of A485.
  • II Church of St Cybi
    Situated in Llangybi village, on N side of A485, just N of Pont Gybi.
  • II Capel Ebenezer
    Situated at E end of Llangybi village on S side of A 485.

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