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HER Number:MDV80799
Name:K6 Telephone Box, Lydford


Type K6 telephone kiosk outside Nicholls Hall in Lydford


Grid Reference:SX 511 848
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 92878

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TELEPHONE BOX (Constructed, XX - 1935 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV351460.

Red cast iron telephone kiosk outside Nicholls Hall in Lydford.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Telephone call box not depicted on the modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Telephone kiosk, Lydford. Type K6. Designed 1935 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Made by various contractors. Cast iron. Square kiosk with domed roof. Unperforated crowns to top panels and margin glazing to windows and door. Other details: LB UID: 92878.

Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.

Location of the telephone box can be seen on Streetview. The location point shown on the English Heritage website is slightly inaccurate as it shows the telephone box located on the corner opposite Town Farm, rather than in front of Nicholas Hall in Lydford.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website. [Mapped feature: #107587 ]
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV351460Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford. Exeter Archaeology. 08.31 (6475). A4 Grip Bound. 10.

Associated Monuments

MDV65744Related to: Nicholls Hall, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6171 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford (Ref: 08.31)

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2016 12:42PM