A Grade II Listed Building in Montgomery, Powys
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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
Plus Code: 9C4RGXJ4+Q8
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 1 October 1996
Last Amended: 1 October 1996
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.
Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
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:
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.
Other nearby listed buildings
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.
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.
Located along a driveway to the N of the A489 with gardens to front and rear.
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.
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.
South facing house and byre at a bend in the road in Hurdley. Stands immediately west of Lower Hurdley Farm.
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.
Located down slope from the B4385 (N side) close to the valley bottom. Probably a platform site.