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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantysilio, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 52.9939 / 52°59'37"N

Longitude: -3.2253 / 3°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 317852

OS Northings: 344762

OS Grid: SJ178447

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.HH18

Mapcode Global: WH783.F0CN

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 22 April 1998

Last Amended: 22 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19703

Building Class: Communications

Location: The telephone Call-box stands close to the front of the Old Post Office, close to and NE of the Sun Inn at Rhewl.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Llangollen

Community: Llantysilio

Community: Llantysilio

Locality: Rhewl

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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K6-type red painted square kiosk of cast-iron construction to the standard based on a design by Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. The design was introduced by the GPO in 1936; this example was probably installed after Second World War.


K6 pattern GPO cast iron telephone call-box with a domed roof and 4 lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilationb slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with marginal bars to the horizontal glazing. Rear against the Old post Office blank, but bearing the makers plate for McFarlane & Company of Glasgow.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a traditional telephone call-box, and for its group value with the listed Old Post Office and the Sun Inn.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Old Post Office
    The building is located beside the road, approximately 50m W of the fork on the N branch of the minor road from Rhewl to Carrog. The telephone kiosk stands close in front of its eastern bay.
  • II The Sun Inn
    The building stands close to the minor road from Rhewl to Carrog on the left bank of the River Dee, approximately 500m W of Rhewl.
  • II Ty-isa
    The farmhouse lies below the hamlet of Llandinan, and is reached by a farm road off the B5103 from Pentrefelin to Rhewl.
  • II Barn at Pendre Farm
    On the slope below the farmhouse reached at the end of a lane from the A5, W of Berwyn
  • II Cymmo
    Situated on the west side of a lane leading up to Llantysilio Mountain from the N side of the Sun inn in Rhewl, c1km beyond the hamlet.
  • II Maesyrychen uchaf
    The former farmhouse is set parallel to the road from Llantysilio to the A542 N of Valle Crucis, on the W side of the narrow flat valley, formerly known as the Maes-yr-ychain marshes..
  • II Former Coach House & Stables at Plas Berwyn
    To NW of Plas Berwyn, on levelled site with very tall elevation to NE overlooking Rhysgog Farm.
  • II Plas Berwyn
    Reached down a tree lined drive NW off A5. Panoramic views to NE towards Llantysilio. Terraced lawn to front.

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