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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Carno, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5526 / 52°33'9"N

Longitude: -3.5092 / 3°30'33"W

OS Eastings: 297770

OS Northings: 296043

OS Grid: SN977960

Mapcode National: GBR 9J.D8P9

Mapcode Global: VH5BK.435H

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 12 November 1996

Last Amended: 12 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17578

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated 150m east of turning to Ty Coch, and 1.5km E of Carno church.

County: Powys

Community: Carno

Community: Carno

Locality: Frankwell

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

On the Newtown to Machynlleth Turnpike, established after the Montgomeryshire Turnpike Act of 1769.

Exterior

Description: Roughly-hewn sandstone block, hammer dressed to front, with engraved letters within a border:
NEWT 10
MACH 18.

Reasons for Listing

One of a series of 4 late C18 milestones along the former Newtown to Machynlleth Turnpike in Carno.

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  • II Wgi Fawr
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  • II Ynyth
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  • II Tegfan
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  • II Milestone
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