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Telephone Call-Box Near Brook Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4547 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -3.4579 / 3°27'28"W

OS Eastings: 298801

OS Northings: 173863

OS Grid: SS988738

Mapcode National: GBR HK.MNXK

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.0PTQ

Entry Name: Telephone Call-Box Near Brook Cottage

Listing Date: 23 November 1992

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13478

Building Class: Communications

Location: To S of Brook Cottage.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Locality: Llanblethian

Built-Up Area: Cowbridge

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

GVIR, K6 type. Square red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect, of London. Design introduced to the GPO in 1936. This example manufactured by W McFarlane & Co Ltd, Saracen Foundry, Glasgow, and may date from around 1950.

Exterior

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

Reasons for Listing

Included for its contribution to the conservation area.

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