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Mile marker at Cilthriew

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry, Powys

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Mile marker at Cilthriew

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Locality: Pentre

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

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.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a symbol of the improvements brought about by the turnpike trusts in the early C19.

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