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Telephone Call-box (01550 720559)

A Grade II Listed Building in Myddfai, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9558 / 51°57'20"N

Longitude: -3.7877 / 3°47'15"W

OS Eastings: 277248

OS Northings: 230097

OS Grid: SN772300

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.LYZQ

Mapcode Global: VH5F9.93FJ

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (01550 720559)

Listing Date: 22 June 1990

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11149

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated in village, to S of parish church, across road from churchyard wall, and N of Church House.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Myddfai

Community: Myddfai

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Telephone kiosk of K6 type designed for the General Post Office in 1936 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. This one made before 1953 as has George VI crown.

Exterior

Telephone kiosk, red-painted cast-iron with wooden-framed door. Square plan with two glazed sides and matching iron glazing set into door. Glazing is divided by horizontal bars with vertical bars dividing marginal panes. Raised plinth, raised border to glazing. Top stage with rectangular translucent lettered panels under shallow Soaneian square dome with George VI crown in each lunette.

Reasons for Listing

Included for setting in a well-preserved village centre.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church House
    Situated in centre of village, S of Myddfai church, attached to former Post Office.
  • II Old Post Office
    Situated in centre of village, opposite Plough Inn, attached to Church House.
  • II Ger y Lan
    Situated as lower house in terraced short row SE of Myddfai church.
  • II Churchyard wall, gates and war memorial at Church of St Michael
    Curving wall enclosing all but N side of churchyard in Myddfai village.
  • II Bailey Glas
    Situated in middle of middle terrace E of Myddfai church, stepped down from Ty'r Graig and up from Ger y Llan.
  • II The Plough Inn
    Situated in centre of village, S of the church.
  • II Ty'r Graig
    Situated at N end of middle terrace E of Myddfai church, stepped up from Bailey Glas.
  • I Church of St Michael
    Situated in rounded churchyard in centre of the village.

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