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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5379 / 52°32'16"N

Longitude: -3.0647 / 3°3'52"W

OS Eastings: 327882

OS Northings: 293866

OS Grid: SO278938

Mapcode National: GBR B3.FB4G

Mapcode Global: VH75P.TGPT

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17344

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the verge on the S side of the A489 in front of the car park to Harry Tuffins supermarket.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Rectangular, sandstone upright with rounded top. A cast iron plate also with a rounded head is fixed to the front face. It is painted white and has a rim which is painted black. The plate displays letters in relief and in capitals, which read:

Miles
From
W, Pool. 10
BPS, Castle. 5

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a milestone characteristic of turnpike roads, and one of several milestones surviving along the A489. It is also similar in style to those on the B4385.

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  • II Churchstoke Hall
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  • II Churchstoke Pottery, Teashop and School House
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  • II Todleth House
    Located along a driveway to the N of the A489 with gardens to front and rear.
  • II Bridge View
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  • II Brynafon
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