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A Grade II Listed Building in Caerphilly (Caerffili), Caerphilly

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Latitude: 51.5678 / 51°34'4"N

Longitude: -3.2165 / 3°12'59"W

OS Eastings: 315782

OS Northings: 186139

OS Grid: ST157861

Mapcode National: GBR HW.DHN2

Mapcode Global: VH6DT.6VFH

Plus Code: 9C3RHQ9M+4C

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 19 March 1975

Last Amended: 18 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13553

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located outside the Coach House Gallery to the S of Warren Drive.

County: Caerphilly

Town: Caerphilly

Community: Caerphilly (Caerffili)

Community: Caerphilly

Locality: Caerphilly Centre

Built-Up Area: Caerphilly

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Probably C18, representing the turnpiking of an ancient route from Caerphilly to Cardiff. Now incorporated in a snecked stone wall, so probably not in its original position.


Limestone block, tapering out towards the top and roughly rectangular in plan. An inscription on the front face reads 'From / Cardiff / VII Mile'. Now incorporated in a garden wall of snecked stone as an end pier.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as a feature of the former turnpike road.

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