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Telephone Call-box (01600 860389)

A Grade II Listed Building in Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig), Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7556 / 51°45'20"N

Longitude: -2.6765 / 2°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 353397

OS Northings: 206540

OS Grid: SO533065

Mapcode National: GBR JM.0MF7

Mapcode Global: VH877.K4CH

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (01600 860389)

Listing Date: 21 February 1994

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14338

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated at the side of the narrow country lane that runs through the village of Whitebrook; opposite to Manor Brook Cottage and about 50m east of the Church of the Holy Trinity.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig)

Community: Trellech United

Locality: Whitebrook

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Telephone box of G VI R, K6-type. Standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London; design introduced by the GPO in 1936 but not erected in the remote rural areas such as this until after WWII.

Exterior

Square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction. Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing; moulded plinth. Blank rear. Foundry plate not visible.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its contribution to this rural Conservation Area and for its group value with the nearby Church of Holy Trinity and The Swan.

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  • II Cider Mill at Fern Bank
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  • II Wye Valley Millhouse
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  • II Whitebrook Farmhouse
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