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Milestone at roadside to SE of Montgomeryshire Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Arddleen, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7346 / 52°44'4"N

Longitude: -3.0963 / 3°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 326071

OS Northings: 315777

OS Grid: SJ260157

Mapcode National: GBR B2.0VR9

Mapcode Global: WH79B.DJSG

Entry Name: Milestone at roadside to SE of Montgomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15411

Building Class: Transport

County: Powys

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Locality: Ardd-Lin

Built-Up Area: Arddleen

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Milestone. Later C18.

Exterior

Tapered limestone pillar with gabled top, incised lettering crudely overpainted, reading "Miles PooL 6/Oswestry 9". One of a series of mile markers erected probably after the first Montgomeryshire Turnpike Act of 1756.

Reasons for Listing

This milestone, with others along A483 and B4392, are significant historical survivals from the century of road construction and maintenance in Mid Wales after c.1750.

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