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Telephone Call-box at road junction set against wall of Pretoria House

A Grade II Listed Building in Talley, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9758 / 51°58'33"N

Longitude: -3.988 / 3°59'16"W

OS Eastings: 263547

OS Northings: 232685

OS Grid: SN635326

Mapcode National: GBR DW.KPFS

Mapcode Global: VH4HJ.TLKP

Plus Code: 9C3RX2G6+8Q

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box at road junction set against wall of Pretoria House

Listing Date: 9 August 1990

Last Amended: 1 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11146

Building Class: Communications

Location: On opposite side of B4302 from Edwinsford Arms with wide pavement to front and close to turn-off for Talley Abbey.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Talley (Talyllychau)

Community: Talley

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

K6-type square, red kiosk of cast iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect. Design introduced by G.P.O. in 1936, this example dating from reign of George VI.

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 location in exceptional conservation area.

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