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Telephone Call-box outside nos. 5 & 5a Royal Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4359 / 51°26'9"N

Longitude: -3.1753 / 3°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 318396

OS Northings: 171418

OS Grid: ST183714

Mapcode National: GBR HY.NVBB

Mapcode Global: VH6FL.X55L

Plus Code: 9C3RCRPF+8V

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box outside nos. 5 & 5a Royal Buildings

Listing Date: 23 November 1990

Last Amended: 21 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13369

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the pavement near the kerb near the western end of the road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Built-Up Area: Penarth

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: K6 telephone box

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E II 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; this example manufactured by Lion Foundry, Kirkintilloch.


Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed Queen Elizabeth II crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing; blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its location in this Conservation Area.

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