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Telephone Call-box in centre of Village at junction with Croft John

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4105 / 51°24'37"N

Longitude: -3.357 / 3°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 305719

OS Northings: 168819

OS Grid: ST057688

Mapcode National: GBR HP.QBBX

Mapcode Global: VH6FH.RTN1

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box in centre of Village at junction with Croft John

Listing Date: 30 November 1990

Last Amended: 30 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13450

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the centre of Penmark village.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: Rhoose (Y Rhws)

Community: Rhoose

Locality: Penmark

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Design introduced by the GPO in 1936 to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. This example may well have been installed after WWII.

Exterior

K6 type square, red kiosk of cast iron construction. Raised surrounds to the door and sides with marginal glazing bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth. Domed roof with four lunettes with King George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a K6 type telephone call box in a heritage location.

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