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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.532 / 52°31'55"N

Longitude: -3.0442 / 3°2'39"W

OS Eastings: 329263

OS Northings: 293189

OS Grid: SO292931

Mapcode National: GBR B4.FP5H

Mapcode Global: VH75Q.6M0C

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17348

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located behind the boundary wall of the garden to Ivy house on the S side of the A489.

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 milestone is buried below the level of the plate. The plate displays letters in relief and in capitals, which read:

Miles
From
W, Pool. 11
BPS, Castle. 4

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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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Ivy House
    Situated on the A489 (S side), approximately 100m W of turning to Hyssington. Set back from the road by a short driveway, and with outbuildings to the N and E.
  • II Broadway House
    Located on the N side of the A489, in landscaped gardens with a pond to the W . Paddock and stables to the front and farm buildings to the rear.
  • II Todleth House
    Located along a driveway to the N of the A489 with gardens to front and rear.
  • II Hurdley Hall
    Isolated house reached down a steep driveway from Hurdley and Lower Hurdley Farms. The house faces N on to a driveway, with a large garden on the other three sides.
  • II Lower Hurdley Farmhouse
    South facing house set back from the road on a sloping site, enclosed by a stone wall on the S, W and N side, and by a yard on the E side. It stands immediately E of Hurdley Farm.
  • II Hurdley Farm
    South facing house and byre at a bend in the road in Hurdley. Stands immediately west of Lower Hurdley Farm.
  • II The Llanerch (also known as Park House)
    On S side of minor road between Churchstoke and Hyssington, entered through white gate posts opposite a farm track. House enclosed within a large garden with outbuilding on N side.
  • II Aston Hall
    Located down slope from the B4385 (N side) close to the valley bottom. Probably a platform site.

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