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Telephone Call-box

A Grade II Listed Building in Crucorney, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9429 / 51°56'34"N

Longitude: -3.0376 / 3°2'15"W

OS Eastings: 328770

OS Northings: 227666

OS Grid: SO287276

Mapcode National: GBR F4.MR5F

Mapcode Global: VH78M.9FHD

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box

Listing Date: 29 January 1998

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19268

Building Class: Communications

Location: In the centre of Llanthony village at the junction of the valley road and the road to the Priory ruins.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Llanthony

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

K6 type telephone box to the standard design of Giles Gilbert Scott, design introduced by the GPO in 1936. This example manufactured by the Lion Foundry, Kirkintilloch and erected in the reign of George VI, probably immediately post WWII.

Exterior

Square kiosk of cast iron construction with a timber door. Domed roof with four lunettes containing embossed George VI crowns over red lettered opals and ventilation slits. Raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing with many panes. Blank rear with founder''s name, moulded plinth.

Reasons for Listing

A K6 call box in a heritage location having group value with nearby listed buildings.

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