A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry (Ceri), Powys
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Latitude: 52.5289 / 52°31'43"N
Longitude: -3.1367 / 3°8'12"W
OS Eastings: 322985
OS Northings: 292942
OS Grid: SO229929
Mapcode National: GBR B0.FY55
Mapcode Global: VH686.LP4Q
Plus Code: 9C4RGVH7+H8
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 12 September 1996
Last Amended: 12 September 1996
Source ID: 17284
Building Class: Transport
Location: Partly buried in the road verge, almost opposite the turning to Montgomery.
Community: Kerry (Ceri)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
An C18 milestone consisting of a round topped slab of stone inscribed: [Bishop's Castle] 7 Miles. [Churchstoke] 2 [Miles]
The stone has since been partially defaced by two bench marks.
Reasons for Listing
Included as only surviving original milestone erected following the 'Montgomeryshire Acts' of 1769 and 1773, marking the mile spacing along the road from Newtown to Bishop's Castle.
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