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Latitude: 52.4889 / 52°29'20"N
Longitude: -3.2418 / 3°14'30"W
OS Eastings: 315774
OS Northings: 288613
OS Grid: SO157886
Mapcode National: GBR 9W.J8HY
Mapcode Global: VH68B.RPJV
Plus Code: 9C4RFQQ5+H7
Entry Name: Mile marker at Cilthriew
Listing Date: 12 September 1996
Last Amended: 12 September 1996
Source ID: 17309
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located in the road verge on the E side of the road from Kerry to Anchor and Clun, and about 100m S of Cilthriew farm buildings.
Community: Kerry (Ceri)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Cast iron mile marker of c.1830, set up by the Turnpike Trust on the newly engineered section of road, still referred to as the 'turnpike', to ease gradients on the climb to Kerry Pole [463m]. Triangular in plan, rising to a sloping top against a half-round backplate, now missing. Raised lettering reading: on left: ANCHOR 4 - M / KNIGHTON 17 - M. On the right: KERRY / 1½ - M / NEWTOWN / 4½ - M, with arrows pointing in the appropriate directions.
Included as a symbol of the improvements brought about by the turnpike trusts in the early C19.
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