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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Pendoylan, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4805 / 51°28'49"N

Longitude: -3.3547 / 3°21'16"W

OS Eastings: 306020

OS Northings: 176599

OS Grid: ST060765

Mapcode National: GBR HP.KYPP

Mapcode Global: VH6F9.S1VV

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 30 November 1990

Last Amended: 18 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13454

Building Class: Communications

Location: Set back to rear of grassy bank at entrance to 'garden village' close to junction with through road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Pendoylan (Pendeulwyn)

Community: Pendoylan

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

K6 type square, red kiosk of cast iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by the GPO in 1936; this example dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Foundry plate inscribed: "Carron Company, Stirlingshire".

Exterior

Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for prominent location within Pendoylan Conservation Area.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Cadoc (St Cattwg)
    In the centre of the village.
  • II Pendoylan Cottages
    Row of cottages set in the slope immediately to the North of the Parish Church, faces South with footpath to the front.
  • II Cae'rwigau Isaf
    Situated in countryside south of Pendoylan Village, along track leading from the Pendoylan to Bonvilston road, located to the south of the moated Cae'rwigau site.
  • II Cae'rwigau Uchaf
    Farmhouse set in open countryside to south of Pendoylan village upon a platformed site to the east of the Cae'rwigau moated site.
  • II Ty Fry Lodge
    On eastern edge of Hensol Forest and to south-west of Tre-Dodridge.
  • II Dyffryn Mawr Farmhouse
    Situated in open countryside to the northwest of Pendoylan village.

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