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Telephone Call Box on Crossroads opposite Ty Hir

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberffraw, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2393 / 53°14'21"N

Longitude: -4.4349 / 4°26'5"W

OS Eastings: 237605

OS Northings: 374134

OS Grid: SH376741

Mapcode National: GBR HNF4.79T

Mapcode Global: WH42R.VVB1

Plus Code: 9C5Q6HQ8+P2

Entry Name: Telephone Call Box on Crossroads opposite Ty Hir

Listing Date: 15 December 2008

Last Amended: 15 December 2008

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87583

Building Class: Communications

Location: On north side of cross roads on minor road between Aberffraw and Gwalchmai, south-east of the hamlet of Dothan.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Aberffraw

Community: Aberffraw

Locality: Dothan

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History

K6 type of square red kiosk of standard design by Giles GIlbert Scott. Design first introduced by the GPO in 1936 this model probably dates to the early years of the reign of Elizabeth II.

Exterior

K6 type telephone box of cast-iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott. Domed roof with four lunettes enclosing embossed crowns with red-lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and door with margin bars to horizontal glazing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a traditional telephone box, with group value with listed Ty Hir cottage on opposite side of crossroads.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty Hir
    Slightly set back from the SE side of a country road running from Aberffraw to Gwalchmai, close to a crossroads with former smithy and Post Office; c. 1.6km NE of the Chapel of St. Mary at Tal-y-llyn.
  • II Tal-y-llyn
    In an isolated location set back from the NW side of a country lane c. 5 km NE of Aberffraw and c. 3 km SW of Gwalchmai.
  • II* Church of St. Peulan
    In an isolated rural location, within an irregularly shaped churchyard at the end of a raised trackway W of a country road between the A5(T) and Dothan. Located c. 1.75km SW of Gwalchmai and c. 3km S
  • I Chapel of St. Mary (Tal-y-llyn) and churchyard walls
    In an isolated location at the E side of a country lane c. 4.25km NE of Aberffraw and c. 3.75km SW of Gwalchmai; the chapel lies within an enclosed circular churchyard.

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