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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhystud, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3036 / 52°18'13"N

Longitude: -4.1472 / 4°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 253694

OS Northings: 269449

OS Grid: SN536694

Mapcode National: GBR 8P.WTTS

Mapcode Global: VH4FX.2CDD

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 9 August 1996

Last Amended: 9 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17133

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on N side of A487, opposite Village Hall.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Llanrhystyd

Community: Llanrhystyd (Llanrhystud)

Community: Llanrhystyd

Built-Up Area: Llanrhystud

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 milestone on Aberaeron to Aberystwyth road. Turnpike trust formed 1770.

Exterior

Description: White painted milestone standing approximately 1m high. Rounded top. Upper part of inscription follows curve. Inscription reads: "ABERYSTWYTH 9 MILES".

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an historically interesting survival of early road transport history in the county.

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