Telephone Box - Bridle Lane - Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 22.918 W 001° 02.355
30U E 633451 N 5805332
Quick Description: The K6 telephone kiosk on The Green, Bridle Lane, Cold Ashby. Some time around 1960.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/27/2019 12:24:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM10519
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The K6 telephone kiosk on The Green, Bridle Lane, Cold Ashby. Some time around 1960. Viewed looking east along Main Street (not quite from the same angle).

The public telephone was installed on The Green in 1930. The defibrillator was installed in the Telephone Kiosk in 2018.

" K6 telephone kiosk, designed 1935, located on the north side of Main Street.

The K6 telephone kiosk in Cold Ashby is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* Design/Aesthetic interest: The K6 is an iconic C20 industrial design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott;

* Group value: the telephone kiosk holds a strong group value with the Old Forge and its attached house, listed at Grade II.

* Setting: the telephone kiosk stands within the historic village of Cold Ashby, and within the setting of the scheduled remains of the monastic grange east of Manor Farm."

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Year photo was taken: 1960

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