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Milestone on A487

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyffryn Arth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2616 / 52°15'41"N

Longitude: -4.2066 / 4°12'23"W

OS Eastings: 249499

OS Northings: 264893

OS Grid: SN494648

Mapcode National: GBR 8L.ZQWT

Mapcode Global: VH3JM.1FG4

Entry Name: Milestone on A487

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17499

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on N side of road some 1.8 km NW of Aberarth, and about 1 km ESE of Morfa Mawr.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Locality: Morfa

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Exterior

History: Early C19 milestone on Aberaeron to Aberystwyth turnpike road. Turnpike trust formed 1770.

Description: Whitewashed stone curved-headed milestone inscribed: `ABERYSTWYTH 13 miles' the letters of Aberystwyth following curve of head.

Included for its special interest as a relic of early transport history.

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