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Telephone call box opposite Nos 1 & 2 Orley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9374 / 52°56'14"N

Longitude: -3.1858 / 3°11'9"W

OS Eastings: 320398

OS Northings: 338437

OS Grid: SJ203384

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.LSR4

Mapcode Global: WH78B.1F6G

Entry Name: Telephone call box opposite Nos 1 & 2 Orley House

Listing Date: 21 December 2004

Last Amended: 21 December 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83254

Building Class: Communications

Location: On the S side of a narrow unmetalled lane which leads W from the lane leading up to the church from the village. On the edge of the hillside overlooking the main village of Glyn Ceiriog

County: Wrexham

Community: Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog

Community: Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog

Locality: Glyn Ceiriog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

A K6 telephone kiosk of the type designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, architect of London, introduced by the GPO in 1936. Foundry plate on rear, blank panel with maker's name inscribed CARRON COMPANY, Stirlingshire.

Exterior

A K6 type square red kiosk of cast iron, on a moulded plinth. The domed roof has four lunettes containing embossed George VI crowns over red lettered opals (reading TELEPHONE) and ventilation slits. The sides and door have raised surrounds with marginal bars to horizontal glazing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a traditional telephone box in a prominent location and close to the listed workers' cottages at Nos 1 and 2 Orley House.

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