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Telephone call box at junction of Ninian Road and Alder Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Plasnewydd, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4995 / 51°29'58"N

Longitude: -3.1711 / 3°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 318802

OS Northings: 178485

OS Grid: ST188784

Mapcode National: GBR KKD.XF

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.ZKDW

Entry Name: Telephone call box at junction of Ninian Road and Alder Road

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 24 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14123

Building Class: Communications

Location: Adjacent to the SE entrance to Roath Park Pleasure Gardens.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Plasnewydd

Community: Plasnewydd

Locality: Roath Park

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

A K6 type telephone kiosk of the type designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London, introduced by the GPO in 1936. This particular example was cast at the foundry of McDowall Stevens & Co of Falkirk.

Exterior

A K6 type square red kiosk of cast iron, on a moulded plinth. The domed roof has 4 lunettes containing embossed Elizabeth II crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation sllits. The sides and door have raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its contribution to the historic character of Roath Park Pleasure Gardens, and for group value with other listed items in Ninian Road.

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