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Telephone Call-box in Cradoc

A Grade II Listed Building in Yscir, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9649 / 51°57'53"N

Longitude: -3.4315 / 3°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 301745

OS Northings: 230575

OS Grid: SO017305

Mapcode National: GBR YM.L9H9

Mapcode Global: VH6BR.GWR1

Entry Name: Telephone Call-box in Cradoc

Listing Date: 23 March 2005

Last Amended: 23 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84278

Building Class: Communications

Location: At the crossroads on the E side of Cradoc village opposite The Old Smithy.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Yscir (Ysgir)

Community: Yscir

Locality: Cradoc

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Telephone kiosk of type designed in 1936 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott for the GPO. This one made before 1953, by the Lion Foundry Co. Ltd., Kirkintilloch.

Exterior

Telephone kiosk, red-painted cast-iron with shallow Soaneian dome, the lunettes with George VI crowns over glazed panels lettered ''Telephone''. Sides and door have glazing in vertical row of eight long panes each with marginal pane each side, door glazing is cast-iron set in wood. Makers plate to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with The Old Smithy in the village centre.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Old Smithy
    On the SW side of the road junction on the E side of Cradoc village.
  • II* Penoyre House
    Set high in a landscaped park (now a golf course) above the village of Cradoc to S; reached by a for
  • II Entrance gatepiers and gates to Penoyre
    On the E side of a landscaped park (now a golf course) above the village of Cradoc to S; approached
  • II Nos 1 and 2 Beacons View
    On the N side of the road through Battle village some 220m E of the Church of Saint Cynog.
  • II Ty'r Pentre
    On the S side of the road through Battle village some 150m E of the Church of Saint Cynog.
  • II Church of Saint Cynog
    On the W side of Battle in a churchyard S of the road through the village.
  • II Milestone at Battle
    Near the edge of Battle on the W side of the road through the village some 100m NW of the Church of
  • II Pontaryscir
    Carrying the minor road from Trallong to Cradoc over the Afon Yscir some 670m NE of the Church of Sa

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