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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6051 / 51°36'18"N

Longitude: -3.3386 / 3°20'18"W

OS Eastings: 307394

OS Northings: 190430

OS Grid: ST073904

Mapcode National: GBR HQ.B2Y1

Mapcode Global: VH6DK.2XWF

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 17 July 1990

Last Amended: 26 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13521

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the pavement immediately to the R of the Historical & Cultural Centre.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Built-Up Area: Pontypridd

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

A K6 type kiosk to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. The design was introduced by the GPO in 1936, this example being manufactured by the Saracen Foundry, Glasgow.

Exterior

A square, red telephone kiosk of cast-iron construction, on a moulded plinth. Raised surrounds have marginal bars to horizontal glazing. The rear is blank. The domed roof has 4 lunettes contaning embossed crowns over ventilation slits, and with modern opals.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with the former Tabernacle Chapel and Pontypridd Bridge.

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