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Telephone Call-box (01545 580469)

A Grade II Listed Building in Henfynyw, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1987 / 52°11'55"N

Longitude: -4.2662 / 4°15'58"W

OS Eastings: 245218

OS Northings: 258024

OS Grid: SN452580

Mapcode National: GBR DJ.3LFD

Mapcode Global: VH3JS.0ZHW

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box (01545 580469)

Listing Date: 15 January 1997

Last Amended: 15 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18109

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated in the centre of Oakford outside the Old Post Office.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Henfynyw

Community: Henfynyw

Locality: Oakford/Derwen-gam

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid C20 telephone call-box to standard K6 design of Sir Gilbert Scott introduced in 1936. This example made before 1953 by the Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch.

Exterior

Red-painted cast-iron kiosk, square plan with two glazed sides and matching glazed door, the door a wooden frame to a cast-iron glazing panel. Glazing is in 8 horizontal panels each with marginal glazing bars and moulded cast-iron surround. Raised plinth. Top has shallow Soaneian dome with 4 lunettes with embossed George VI crown, over three glazed lettered panels, one renewed to different lettering. Plain cast-iron back with maker''s panel embossed.

Reasons for Listing

Included for prominent position in centre of village outside listed Former Post Office.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty Dderwen
    Situated on crossroads in centre of Oakford, the first house on the road to W, on S side. House set behind low stone coped wall with spearhead railings and scroll-topped gate.
  • II Rhydgwnllanau ( attached house to former Post Office )
    Situated on crossroada in centre of Oakford, the first house on the road to W, on S side. House set behind low stone coped wall with spearhead railings and scroll-topped gate.
  • II Llynfell
    Situated in centre of Oakford, the third house W of the crossroads, on the S side.
  • II The Coach-house
    Situated some 150m SE of Neuadd, fronting onto entrance drive.
  • II Outbuildings to NE of Neuadd
    Situated about 1 km W of Oakford village, on N side of lane to Llanarth.
  • II Neuadd
    Situated about 1 km W of Oakford village, on N side of lane to Llanarth.
  • II Vestry attached to left of Llwyncelyn Independent Chapel
    Situated on right side of lane fron Llwyncelyn to Oakford, in iron-railed forecourt.
  • II Llwyncelyn Independent Chapel
    Situated on right side of lane from Llwyncelyn to Oakford, in iron-railed forecourt.

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