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Telephone Call Box adjoining E Side Of The Former Coal Exchange

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4656 / 51°27'56"N

Longitude: -3.1677 / 3°10'3"W

OS Eastings: 318980

OS Northings: 174713

OS Grid: ST189747

Mapcode National: GBR KLS.NL

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.1FQB

Entry Name: Telephone Call Box adjoining E Side Of The Former Coal Exchange

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13999

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the pavement immediately outside the former Coal Exchange building; opposite Lloyds Bank.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

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 GPO in 1936; this example manufactured by Carron Co, Stirlingshire.

Exterior

Domed roof with four lunettes containg embossed King George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Door has raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal perspex glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed buildings in the Mount Stuart Square conservation area.

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