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Telephone call box adjoining boundary wall of Roath Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Plasnewydd, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4923 / 51°29'32"N

Longitude: -3.1554 / 3°9'19"W

OS Eastings: 319882

OS Northings: 177673

OS Grid: ST198776

Mapcode National: GBR KPH.F0

Mapcode Global: VH6F7.8R7C

Entry Name: Telephone call box adjoining boundary wall of Roath Court

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Last Amended: 24 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14125

Building Class: Communications

Location: Adjacent to the boundary wall on the N side of Roath Court.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Plasnewydd

Community: Plasnewydd

Locality: Roath

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.

Exterior

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

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a traditional telephone call box in a prominent location and for group value with Roath Court.

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