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Mile Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7355 / 52°44'7"N

Longitude: -3.1985 / 3°11'54"W

OS Eastings: 319172

OS Northings: 315996

OS Grid: SJ191159

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.0M6B

Mapcode Global: WH798.VH2Q

Entry Name: Mile Post

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15992

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the road verge under the hedge, on the straight section of road across the valley between Pont Ysgawrhyd and Ystumcolwyn.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Pontysgawrhyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Mile post or marker, c.1820 for the Montgomeryshire Turnpike Trust.
Cast iron. Triangular plan with sloping top rising to rounded back plate.
Raised cast lettering reading, on SE face, LLANFYLLIN 5 - M; on NW face: WELSHPOOL 7 - M; and on backplate: LAKE VYRNWY / / 16 - M

Reasons for Listing

Included as the sole surviving mile marker on the Welshpool to Llanfyllin turnpiked road.

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