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Telephone Call-box in front of the Pavilion and Pier

A Grade II Listed Building in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4354 / 51°26'7"N

Longitude: -3.1674 / 3°10'2"W

OS Eastings: 318948

OS Northings: 171362

OS Grid: ST189713

Mapcode National: GBR HY.NXNT

Mapcode Global: VH6FM.15WX

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box in front of the Pavilion and Pier

Listing Date: 23 November 1990

Last Amended: 21 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13354

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the pavement immediately to N of the entrance to the Pavilion and Pier and opposite the Public Baths.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Built-Up Area: Penarth

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

G VI R, K6-type. Square red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by GPO in 1936. Foundry plate eroded - possibly manufactured by McDowell Stephens and Co, London and Falkirk.

Exterior

Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed King George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing; wooden door. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its prominent location in this Conservation Area and for group value with the Pavilion and Pier.

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