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Milepost outside Tangaer

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Ystrad, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1369 / 52°8'12"N

Longitude: -4.1611 / 4°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 252191

OS Northings: 250931

OS Grid: SN521509

Mapcode National: GBR DN.7GJ4

Mapcode Global: VH3K6.TKJ7

Entry Name: Milepost outside Tangaer

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17437

Building Class: Transport

Location: At S end of village in front of Tangaer, on W side of B4337. Prominent site.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Locality: Cribyn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid/late C19 cast-iron milepost made by the Eagle Foundry, Aberystwyth. This section of road was managed by the Aberystwyth Turnpike Trust, which was set up in 1770.

Exterior

Cast-iron milepost with two-faced angled front, bevelled to sloping top. Left side reads: "Temple Bar 3 Miles". Right side reads: "Llanybyther 5 Miles". Base signed: "Eagle Foundry Co., Aberystwyth".

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as a prominent survival of early road transport history.

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