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Milestone Close to NW of Burgedin Locks

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrinio, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.725 / 52°43'30"N

Longitude: -3.1093 / 3°6'33"W

OS Eastings: 325178

OS Northings: 314730

OS Grid: SJ251147

Mapcode National: GBR B1.1K4D

Mapcode Global: WH79B.6RMS

Entry Name: Milestone Close to NW of Burgedin Locks

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15423

Building Class: Transport

Location: Milestone, late C18.

County: Powys

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Tapered stone pillar with gabled top. Lettering originally inscribed, now over painted, reading "Pool 6/Oswestry 9/". One of a series of mile markers probably erected after the Montgomeryshire Tunrpike Act of 1756.

Reasons for Listing

This milestone, together with others along the 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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