Survey Data

Reg No

20851080


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Artistic Historical Social


Original Use

Telephone box


In Use As

Telephone box


Date

1940 - 1960


Coordinates

163818, 50509


Date Recorded

04/03/2009


Date Updated

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Description

Freestanding steel framed telephone box, erected c.1950. Having domed roof and with bakelite lettered panels. Glazed side panels with raised moulding to sides (north-west and south-east). Panelled to rear (south-west) elevation. Square-headed door opening with replacement timber glazed door.

Appraisal

An increasingly rare example of a public phone box that was once common throughout the country. The design is the Kiosk 6, created by George Gilbert Scott, was in production from 1935 to 1960 and shows influences of the Art Deco period.