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Telephone Call-box sited against the N side of churchyard wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Painscastle, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0934 / 52°5'36"N

Longitude: -3.3243 / 3°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 309372

OS Northings: 244717

OS Grid: SO093447

Mapcode National: GBR YS.B61J

Mapcode Global: VH6B7.BNF3

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box sited against the N side of churchyard wall

Listing Date: 9 March 1995

Last Amended: 9 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15905

Building Class: Communications

Location: Set into grass verge on N side of circular churchyard wall facing road junction.

County: Powys

Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)

Community: Painscastle

Locality: Llandeilo Graban

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

K6 type square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by GPO in 1936; this example dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Foundry plate inscribed: "W MacFarlane & Co Ltd, Saracen Foundry, Glasgow".

Exterior

Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with St Teilo''s Church in a fine rural setting.

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