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Milestone on S side of road near Capel Troedyrhiw

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Ystrad, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1473 / 52°8'50"N

Longitude: -4.1919 / 4°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 250118

OS Northings: 252153

OS Grid: SN501521

Mapcode National: GBR DM.6T0J

Mapcode Global: VH3K6.9977

Entry Name: Milestone on S side of road near Capel Troedyrhiw

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17440

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on S side of by-road, 150m E of Troedyrhiw Chapel and approximately 2km W of Cribyn.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Locality: Cribyn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Late C18 This road was under the management of the Aberystwyth Turnpike Trust, which was set up in 1770.

Exterior

Roughly shaped milestone set in hedge-bank. Smooth face with seraphed lettering reading: "To Cardigan 22 miles". Bench-mark below inscription. Stone thicker at the base.

Reasons for Listing

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

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