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Telephone Call-box on the east side of the central gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Riverside, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4848 / 51°29'5"N

Longitude: -3.1954 / 3°11'43"W

OS Eastings: 317089

OS Northings: 176881

OS Grid: ST170768

Mapcode National: GBR KDK.GP

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.KYK4

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box on the east side of the central gardens

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 24 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14122

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the centre of this unified Conservation Area of Victorian housing.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Riverside

Community: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Design introduced by the GPO in 1936 to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London, but this example may have been installed after WWII.

Exterior

K6 type square, red kiosk of cast iron construction. Raised surrounds to the door and sides with marginal glazing bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth. Domed roof with four lunettes with King George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a K6 telephone call box in a heritage location.

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