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Telephone Call-box at Entrance to Penrhos Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8011 / 51°48'3"N

Longitude: -2.8487 / 2°50'55"W

OS Eastings: 341575

OS Northings: 211722

OS Grid: SO415117

Mapcode National: GBR FD.XQ0S

Mapcode Global: VH799.KZWP

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box at Entrance to Penrhos Churchyard

Listing Date: 27 October 2000

Last Amended: 27 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24316

Location: Next to lych gate of Penrhos Churchyard, set back from road and bounded on N side by stone boundary wall of churchyard.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Llantilio Crossenny (Llandeilo Gresynni)

Community: Llantilio Crossenny

Locality: Penrhos

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

K6 type telephone box to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott. Design introduced by GPO in 1936. This example dates from the reign of King George VI. Foundry plate not visible.

Exterior

Square kiosk of cast iron construction with timber door. Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing with many panes. Blank rear, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

A K6 call box in a prominent location in the centre of Penrhos. Group value with Penrhos Church and Churchyard lych gate.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lych Gate in St Cadoc's Churchyard
    Some 30m SW of St Cadoc's Church.
  • II Cross in St Cadoc's Churchyard
    In gently sloping churchyard, some 10m SE of porch of St Cadoc's Church.
  • II* Church of St Cadoc
    In a gently sloping churchyard in the centre of village of Penrhos.
  • II The Old Vicarage (aka The Firs)
    Approximately 200m NE of Penrhos church, on the E side of the minor road which runs from Penrhos to Llantilio Crossenny.
  • II Waun Farmhouse (former)
    On the E side of a large farmyard complex (from which the dwelling has now been detached) at the end of lane off the E side of a minor road about 1.1km N of the church of St Mary.
  • II* High House
    Approximately 3km SE of Llantilio Crossenny, at the end of a short drive which runs N off the minor road, some 500m SE of Croes-y-gareg.
  • II Farm Range at White House Farm
    Opposite the old farmhouse at White House Farm, situated on gently sloping ground.
  • II Former Farmhouse at White House Farm
    Approximately 3km SE of Llantilio Crossenny village, at the end of a short farm track that runs E off the minor road to Pen-yr-heol.

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