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Telephone Call-box adjoining Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in St Fagans, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4872 / 51°29'13"N

Longitude: -3.2678 / 3°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 312066

OS Northings: 177234

OS Grid: ST120772

Mapcode National: GBR HT.KGQS

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.9WS9

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box adjoining Old Post Office

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14124

Building Class: Communications

Location: Part of a group of historic buildings in the main street of St Fagans village.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: St. Fagans (Sain Ffagan)

Community: St. Fagans

Locality: St Fagans

Built-Up Area: St Fagans

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. This example may have been installed before WWII as the adjoining letter box is a George V one.

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 4 lunettes with King George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an historic telephone call box in a heritage location.

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