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Telephone box in Pen-y-dre

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhiwbina, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5215 / 51°31'17"N

Longitude: -3.2129 / 3°12'46"W

OS Eastings: 315946

OS Northings: 180979

OS Grid: ST159809

Mapcode National: GBR K84.KK

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.80BZ

Entry Name: Telephone box in Pen-y-dre

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 30 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14120

Building Class: Communications

Location: Adjacent to branch library.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Rhiwbina (Rhiwbeina)

Community: Rhiwbina

Locality: Rhiwbina Garden Village (S)

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

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

Exterior

K6 telephone box of 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.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the listed buildings and within Conservation Area of Rhiwbina Garden Village.

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