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Telephone Call-box at entrance to Home Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey Cwmhir (Abaty Cwm-hir), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3308 / 52°19'50"N

Longitude: -3.3889 / 3°23'19"W

OS Eastings: 305452

OS Northings: 271205

OS Grid: SO054712

Mapcode National: GBR 9P.V898

Mapcode Global: VH691.6PS3

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box at entrance to Home Farm

Listing Date: 3 September 2004

Last Amended: 3 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83104

Location: On the W side of the entrance to the farmyard and on the S side of the road through the village, approximately 120m SSE of the parish church.

County: Powys

Community: Abbey Cwmhir (Abaty Cwm-hir)

Community: Abbey Cwmhir

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

A K6 type telephone kiosk of the type design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London, introduced by the GPO in 1936. This example was cast by the Carron Company of Stirlingshire.

Exterior

A K6-type square red kiosk of cast iron, on a moulded plinth. The domed roof has 4 lunettes with embossed crowns over red-lettered opals and ventilation slits. The sides and door have raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its contribution to the historic character of the village, which is a heritage location.

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