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Telephone Call-Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn (Pen-yr-heol, Trecenydd ac Eneu'r-glyn), Caerphilly

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.575 / 51°34'30"N

Longitude: -3.2606 / 3°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 312735

OS Northings: 186992

OS Grid: ST127869

Mapcode National: GBR HT.CYB8

Mapcode Global: VH6DS.FNLY

Entry Name: Telephone Call-Box

Listing Date: 12 June 1990

Last Amended: 25 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13577

Building Class: Communications

Location: Located immediately outside the White Cross Inn, within the car park. Groeswen Chapel adjoins the car park to the E.

County: Caerphilly

Town: Caerphilly

Community: Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn (Pen-yr-heol, Trecenydd ac Eneu'r-glyn)

Community: Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

Locality: Groeswen

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

K6-type telephone call-box, to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect, of London. The design was introduced by the GPO in 1936; this example dates from the reign of King George VI. Foundry plate inscribed 'Carron Company, Stirlingshire'.

Exterior

Square red kiosk of cast iron construction. Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved telephone call-box in a historic setting close to Groeswen Chapel.

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