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Telephone Call-box to front of Post Office (tel no: 01558 650395)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0479 / 52°2'52"N

Longitude: -3.9615 / 3°57'41"W

OS Eastings: 265584

OS Northings: 240646

OS Grid: SN655406

Mapcode National: GBR DX.F40S

Mapcode Global: VH4H5.9S2G

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box to front of Post Office (tel no: 01558 650395)

Listing Date: 22 June 1990

Last Amended: 2 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11147

Building Class: Communications

Location: Set back from A482 in front of village Post Office.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Locality: Pumpsaint

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

K-6 type square red kiosk of cast iron construction to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London. Design introduced by G.P.O in 1936; this example dating from the reign of George VI. Foundry plate reads: "MacFarlane''s Saracen Foundry, Glasgow".

Exterior

Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds to sides and plinth with marginal bars to horizontal glazing. Blank rear, moulded plinth. Modernised telephone equipment.

Reasons for Listing

Included for prominent location in well-preserved village setting.

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