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Telephone Call-box outside The Crown public house

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1409 / 53°8'27"N

Longitude: -4.2767 / 4°16'36"W

OS Eastings: 247813

OS Northings: 362839

OS Grid: SH478628

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.65MD

Mapcode Global: WH43F.89RY

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box outside The Crown public house

Listing Date: 18 November 1988

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4148

Building Class: Communications

Location: At the S end of the street near the junction with High Street.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Locality: Walled town

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Elizabeth II K6 kiosk, the type introduced in 1936 to the design of Giles Gilbert Scott. This example was manufactured by Carron & Co, Stirlingshire.

Exterior

A K6 type square red kiosk of cast iron, on a moulded plinth. The domed roof has 4 lunettes containing 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 integrity of the walled town.

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