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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6476 / 52°38'51"N

Longitude: -3.2996 / 3°17'58"W

OS Eastings: 312173

OS Northings: 306336

OS Grid: SJ121063

Mapcode National: GBR 9T.6697

Mapcode Global: WH79M.9Q04

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 1 April 1996

Last Amended: 1 April 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17412

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the road verge, approximately 100m west of the driveway to Rhôs fawr farm.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfair Caereinion

Community: Llanfair Caereinion

Locality: Rhos Fawr

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History: A milestone erected by a Montgomeryshire Turnpike Trust, probably in the later C18, on the road from Llanfair Caereinion to Welshpool.

Description: A sandstone pillar with slightly tapering sides and rounded top (damaged), inscribed with well cut elegant lettering reading:
To / POOL / 6 / Mile / Llnfair / 1.

Included as a good example of an inscribed milestone surviving from the early turnpiking of the road.

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  • II Pont Pren-dano
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