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HER Number:MDV114035
Name:Telephone box outside Village Hall, Gidleigh

Summary

1960s red telephone box located outside the village hall. Standard red British Telecom box which is valued by the local community.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 672 883
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TELEPHONE BOX (XX - 1960 AD to 1969 AD (Between))

Full description

Grumley-Grennan, T. + Hardy, M., 2000, Gidleigh. A Dartmoor Village Past and Present, 54 (Monograph). SDV359347.

Worthy of note is the telephone box outside the Village Hall. It is one of the standard British Telecom 1960s type and is still useful to the village, particularly for visitors lost in the lanes. Valuable to the community who are keen to see it retained.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Top of the box visible on the aerial photograph.


Google, 2016, Google Streetview (Website). SDV359355.

Visible on the 2009 image; in need of repainting.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #3119 ]
SDV359347Monograph: Grumley-Grennan, T. + Hardy, M.. 2000. Gidleigh. A Dartmoor Village Past and Present. Gidleigh. A Dartmoor Village Past and Present. Hardback Volume. 54.
SDV359355Website: Google. 2016. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV114033Related to: Gidleigh Lodge (Building)
MDV114034Related to: Gidleigh Village Hall (Building)
MDV53197Related to: Guide post on roadside next to Gidleigh Lodge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2016 11:10AM