MSO12306 - K6 Telephone kiosk (Dunster 821390), The Ball, Dunster (Building)


A K6 type telephone box, designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1935.

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Telephone kiosk. 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. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264757. First Listed on 15/08/1989. [2] Square plan. Iron frame walls. [3] The building is situated within Dunster's Conservation Area. [4] The building was visited in April 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 4A. [5] The telephone box is depicted on 2018 MasterMap data and is labelled "TCB". [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: 15/8/1989. 2nd amendment of 25th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset)..
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p23.
  • <5> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference SS 9915 4387 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 26/4/120
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35430

Record last edited

Mar 29 2021 11:50AM


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