A Grade II Listed Building in Mochdre, Powys
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Latitude: 52.5181 / 52°31'5"N
Longitude: -3.3875 / 3°23'15"W
OS Eastings: 305946
OS Northings: 292041
OS Grid: SO059920
Mapcode National: GBR 9P.GGN3
Mapcode Global: VH682.7ZJ0
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 26 September 1996
Last Amended: 26 September 1996
Source ID: 17330
Building Class: Transport
Location: On the A489, S side, opposite the entrance to Ty Mawr farm.
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
On the Newtown to Llanidloes Turnpike, established after the Montgomeryshire Turnpike Act of 1769.
Stone, c0.5m high, hammer dressed to the front and sides, with the rear unworked. On the front, letters have been cut in reading 'NEWT 4' and 'LLANI 91/2'. An Ordnance Survey bench mark has been cut in subsequently.
Reasons for Listing
A well preserved milestone of late C18 date.
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