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Boundary Marker Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9584 / 51°57'30"N

Longitude: -3.2235 / 3°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 316020

OS Northings: 229590

OS Grid: SO160295

Mapcode National: GBR YX.LT6J

Mapcode Global: VH6C2.21PH

Entry Name: Boundary Marker Stone

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16308

Building Class: Civil

Location: Located at the intersection of bridleways at the NW end of Mynydd Troed; at the boundary between Talgarth and Llangors communities.

County: Powys

Community: Llangors (Llan-gors)

Community: Talgarth

Locality: Mynydd Troed

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

Parish boundary stone between the parishes of Talgarth and Llangors. Fissile sandstone monolith approximately 60 cm high with a rounded top, inscribed Mrs /[Macnamara] / 1821. The inscription is scaling. There were originally two on routes from Cwmdu prior to the Act of Consolidation of 1830 bringing the county turnpikes into one trust.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusually dated marker relating to the establishment of territorial boundaries in unbroken moorland in the early C19.

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