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Telephone Call-box at road junction in centre of Gileston village

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Athan (Sain Tathan), Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.3937 / 51°23'37"N

Longitude: -3.4115 / 3°24'41"W

OS Eastings: 301888

OS Northings: 167020

OS Grid: ST018670

Mapcode National: GBR HM.RGKV

Mapcode Global: VH6FN.T79F

Plus Code: 9C3R9HVQ+F9

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box at road junction in centre of Gileston village

Listing Date: 30 November 1990

Last Amended: 3 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13451

Building Class: Communications

Location: At the road junction in centre of Gileston village

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: St. Athan (Sain Tathan)

Community: St. Athan

Locality: Gileston

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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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.


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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