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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9992 / 51°59'56"N

Longitude: -3.2344 / 3°14'4"W

OS Eastings: 315348

OS Northings: 234132

OS Grid: SO153341

Mapcode National: GBR YW.JBB0

Mapcode Global: VH6BV.W0FS

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16284

Building Class: Transport

Location: Milestone opposite Ty Arfon.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Built-Up Area: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

Sandstone. Early C19. A vertical slab with rounded top, with incised lettering reading BRECON / 9. Overpainted in black and white, with word 'Miles' added.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a survival of the provisions of the Brecon to Crickhowell and Abergavenny turnpike.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Elms
    Located off a driveway off Bronllys Road, behind a front orchard garden, and backing on to the newly cut Hay Road.
  • II Great House Barn
    Large 'L'-plan red brick farm building in rubble-walled yard, beside the A.479 and River Enig running NW from the centre of Talgarth. New Street lies to the N, and Cottage Lane to the S.
  • II Great House
    Located S and backing on to Cottage Road, within its own grounds, set gable end on to the main road.
  • II Former Shop at Olde Mason's Arms P.H.
    Located on the N side of Back Lane, at right angles to the Olde Mason's Arms public house, sharing the same cobbled forecourt.
  • II Glanant
    Located along the left (W) bank of the River Enig, immediately N of Talgarth Bridge.
  • II Bridge House
    Located along the left (W) bank of the River Enig, immediately N of Talgarth Bridge.
  • II* Tower House including attached shop
    Located at the corner of the Square, at the side of the A479, adjoining the bridge over the River Enig.
  • II Telephone Call-box on The Square
    On E side of The Square in the centre of the town; to N of Town Hall.

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