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Milestone on A 487

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhystyd (Llanrhystud), Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3271 / 52°19'37"N

Longitude: -4.1242 / 4°7'27"W

OS Eastings: 255339

OS Northings: 272018

OS Grid: SN553720

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.VF65

Mapcode Global: VH4FQ.GRKW

Plus Code: 9C4Q8VGG+V8

Entry Name: Milestone on A 487

Listing Date: 9 August 1996

Last Amended: 9 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17141

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on W side just opposite turning to Llanddeiniol

County: Ceredigion

Town: Llanrhystyd

Community: Llanrhystyd (Llanrhystud)

Community: Llanrhystyd

Locality: Llanddeiniol

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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


Description: Whitewashed grey stone with inscription `ABERYSTWYTH 7 Miles', the letters of Aberystwyth following curve of head, and partly eroded.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an historically interesting relic of early transport history in the county.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St Deiniol
    Situated prominently above Llanddeiniol village, some 600m E of A 487, on W side of Carrog valley.
  • II Church Hall
    Situated just below and to the E of Llanddeiniol Church, attached to Aberffrwd.
  • II Aberffrwd
    Situated just below and to E of Llanddeiniol Church, attached to Church Hall
  • II Bridge to NE of Aberffrwd
    Situated just NE of Aberffrwd at end of disused S drive to Carrog.
  • II Carrog
    Situated some 400m NE of Llandeniol Church, but reached via lane running SE from A 487 from junction about 1 Km N of turning to Llanddeiniol
  • II Milestone near Y Meini
    Situated on W side of the A487 some 3 km SW of Blaenplwyf, at the end of the drive to Y Meini.

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