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Telephone Call-box (01686 688564)

A Grade II Listed Building in Caersws, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5333 / 52°31'59"N

Longitude: -3.4437 / 3°26'37"W

OS Eastings: 302168

OS Northings: 293803

OS Grid: SO021938

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.FDSR

Mapcode Global: VH681.8L9B

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (01686 688564)

Listing Date: 5 November 1996

Last Amended: 5 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17555

Building Class: Communications

Location: Located in the centre of the township, in front of the row of buildings which includes the former village post office, and opposite the churchyard boundary wall.

County: Powys

Community: Caersws (Caers┼Ás)

Community: Caersws

Locality: Llanwnog

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

G VI R, K6-type. Square, red kiosk of cast iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by the GPO in 1936; the foundry plate is not visible in this example.

Exterior

Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed and unpierced George VI crowns over painted opals. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing; moulded plinth. The rear is blank, and the cable entry is to the bottom right of the door.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its prominent location at the centre of the village.

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