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Milestone at Roadside NW of Wernfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrinio, Powys

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Latitude: 52.721 / 52°43'15"N

Longitude: -3.0961 / 3°5'45"W

OS Eastings: 326065

OS Northings: 314274

OS Grid: SJ260142

Mapcode National: GBR B2.1NFJ

Mapcode Global: WH79B.DVXV

Plus Code: 9C4RPWC3+CH

Entry Name: Milestone at Roadside NW of Wernfield House

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15437

Building Class: Transport

County: Powys

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Locality: Wern

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Milestone. Later C18.


Tapered limestone pillar with gabled top, incised lettering crudely overpainted, reading "Miles PooL 5/Oswestry 10". One of a series of mile markers probably erected after the first Montgomeryshire Turnpike Act, 29 Geo II. of 1756 for the road from Pool to Wrexham.

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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