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Milestone at Varchoel Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7057 / 52°42'20"N

Longitude: -3.1429 / 3°8'34"W

OS Eastings: 322874

OS Northings: 312616

OS Grid: SJ228126

Mapcode National: GBR B0.2NWL

Mapcode Global: WH79H.P8L2

Entry Name: Milestone at Varchoel Cottages

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15812

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located partly buried in the road verge almost opposite No. 2 Varchoel Cottages.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Locality: Varchoel

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Milestone, after 1769. Stone. A short rectangular pillar with gabled top, now partially buried, with painted inscription replacing original, and reading Pool 4 / Oswestry 11

Reasons for Listing

One of the few remaining milestones erected on the Welshpool to Oswestry Road by the Turnpike Trust.

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