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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentyrch, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.548 / 51°32'52"N

Longitude: -3.2769 / 3°16'36"W

OS Eastings: 311558

OS Northings: 184003

OS Grid: ST115840

Mapcode National: GBR HT.FLGY

Mapcode Global: VH6DZ.5C05

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 8 November 1991

Last Amended: 31 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13534

Building Class: Communications

Location: Opposite Post Office in centre of village.

County: Cardiff

Community: Pentyrch

Community: Pentyrch

Locality: Gwaelod-y-garth

Built-Up Area: Taff's Well

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

K6 type square red kiosk of standard desihgn by Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by GPO in 1936.

Exterior

K6 telephone box. 0f cast iron with domed roof surmounted by crown; 4 lunettes with red-lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with margin bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear with casting inscription, moulded plinth.

Interior

Renewed telephone equipment.

Reasons for Listing

Included within the conservation area of Gwaelod-y-garth with its early industrial housing.

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