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Telephone Call-box (01600 713619)

A Grade II Listed Building in Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig), Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7926 / 51°47'33"N

Longitude: -2.6939 / 2°41'38"W

OS Eastings: 352237

OS Northings: 210661

OS Grid: SO522106

Mapcode National: GBR FM.Y6DF

Mapcode Global: VH871.866N

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (01600 713619)

Listing Date: 28 February 2001

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24945

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the road to the south of the entrance to the Churchyard of Penallt Old Church and to the east of the mounting block.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig)

Community: Trellech United

Locality: Penallt

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

This kiosk design was introduced by the GPO in 1936, to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London, but it was not installed in remote places like this until after WWII.

Exterior

G VI R, K6-type. Square, red kiosk of cast-iron construction. Domed roof with 4 lunettes containing embossed George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing; moulded plinth. Blank rear. Foundry plate Carron Ironworks, Falkirk.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its contribution to the group of historic structures at Penallt Old Church.

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