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Milestone opposite Y Dderw

A Grade II Listed Building in Bronllys, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0294 / 52°1'45"N

Longitude: -3.2537 / 3°15'13"W

OS Eastings: 314085

OS Northings: 237517

OS Grid: SO140375

Mapcode National: GBR YV.GCK3

Mapcode Global: VH6BN.K883

Entry Name: Milestone opposite Y Dderw

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16823

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the road verge, almost opposite the main driveway to Y Dderw farmhouse.

County: Powys

Community: Bronllys

Community: Bronllys

Locality: Pipton

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

Description: Late C18 turnpike milestone. Laminated sandstone pillar with a rounded top, formerly painted, bearing incised lettering reading:

HAY / 7 / (B)UILTH / 12

The top bears an incised bench mark arrow.

Included as a monument to the turnpike era of road transport.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn S of Y Dderw
    Located to the S of Y Dderw farmhouse, on the W side of the main approach driveway, and forming the E side of the farmyard.
  • II Barn at W side of farmyard at Y Dderw
    The barn lies at the W end of the farmyard, SSW of Y Dderw.
  • II* Y Dderw
    Located at the head of the driveway off the main Llyswen to Hay road, on level ground in the floodplain of the River Wye.
  • II Llyswen Presbyterian Church
    Located within its own linear churchyard, alongside the main Builth to Crickhowell Road, just beyond the S end of Llyswen village. The churchyard has a stone wall with a gate opening along the road f
  • II Lower House Farmhouse
    A farmhouse set at right angles to the road, backing on to the farmyard to the NW.
  • II Pentre-Sollars
    Located on high ground above the S side of the Wye valley, accessed by a farm road leading off a minor road west from the top of Dderw hill on the A.479.
  • II Star House
    Located immediately S of the centre of the village, at the end of a row of two, and detached on the right. At one time an inn or 'beer-house'.
  • II Church of St. Gwendoline
    Located immediately NE of the centre of the village, approximately 60m from the A.470.

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