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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandderfel, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9213 / 52°55'16"N

Longitude: -3.5153 / 3°30'55"W

OS Eastings: 298216

OS Northings: 337059

OS Grid: SH982370

Mapcode National: GBR 6H.N4KK

Mapcode Global: WH670.ZT6V

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24590

Building Class: Communications

Location: Located in the centre of the village diagonally opposite the church lychgate.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandderfel

Community: Llandderfel

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

K6 type square, red telephone call-box 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.

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. Foundry plate inscribed: Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a traditional call-box within an attractive village setting and for group value with other listed items in the village centre.

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