History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Telephone Call-box to front of Post Office (tel no: 01558 650395)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0479 / 52°2'52"N

Longitude: -3.9615 / 3°57'41"W

OS Eastings: 265584

OS Northings: 240646

OS Grid: SN655406

Mapcode National: GBR DX.F40S

Mapcode Global: VH4H5.9S2G

Plus Code: 9C4R22XQ+4C

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box to front of Post Office (tel no: 01558 650395)

Listing Date: 22 June 1990

Last Amended: 2 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11147

Building Class: Communications

Location: Set back from A482 in front of village Post Office.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Locality: Pumpsaint

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Find accommodation in
Pumpsaint

History

K-6 type square red kiosk of cast iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by G.P.O in 1936; this example dating from the reign of George VI. Foundry plate reads: "MacFarlane''s Saracen Foundry, Glasgow".

Exterior

Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and plinth with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth. Modernised telephone equipment.

Reasons for Listing

Included for prominent location in well-preserved village setting.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.