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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.3287 / 53°19'43"N

Longitude: -3.8386 / 3°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 277651

OS Northings: 382884

OS Grid: SH776828

Mapcode National: GBR 1YMY.RG

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.0LDJ

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 11 May 1990

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3643

Building Class: Communications

Location: Sited on hillside diagonally opposite junction with Llwynow Road; set into concrete plinth in area to W end of terrace outside No 19 Ty Gwyn Road.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Community: Llandudno

Built-Up Area: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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K6-type square, red and grey kiosk 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. Foundry plate inscribed: "Carron Company, Stirlingshire".


Domed roof with 4 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.

Reasons for Listing

A mid C20 cast-iron telephone box in good location on hillside below Happy Valley and neighbouring the tramway up the Great Orme.

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