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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Carno, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5666 / 52°33'59"N

Longitude: -3.5435 / 3°32'36"W

OS Eastings: 295475

OS Northings: 297649

OS Grid: SN954976

Mapcode National: GBR 9H.CD6M

Mapcode Global: WH68R.JRT7

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 12 November 1996

Last Amended: 12 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17581

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the N side of a short farm road to Sarn farm, on the S side of the A470, 1.5km NW of Carno church.

County: Powys

Community: Carno

Community: Carno

Locality: Sarn

Built-Up Area: Carno

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 c1.2m high, hammer-dressed to front. The stone bears traces of white paint, with black paint highlighting the engraved letters:

NEWT 12
MACH 16.

Reasons for Listing

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

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Sarn Farmhouse
    Situated at the end of a short farm road on the S side of the A470, and S of the Cambrian railway. The house faces N on to a yard, with the railway beyond.
  • II Plas Llysyn
    Situated at the end of a private road on the S side of the A470, with gardens to front and rear. On the E side is a former stable block.
  • II Capel Peniel
    Situated at W end of Carno village, opposite road to Llanllugan and Laura Ashley factory. Set back from the road and bounded by a wall on N, E and W sides.
  • II Ty Brith
    Situated approximately 400m NW of the church. The house faces S on to a driveway and yard.
  • II Milestone
    Situated opposite Carno church. The stone is set into the boundary wall of Llys-ywen.
  • II Ynyth
    On the W side of an unclassified road between Carno and the Cerniog valley, approximately 50m south of Pont Frankwell. The Cerniog brook is to the rear of the houses.
  • II Tegfan
    On the W side of an unclassified road between Carno and the Cerniog valley, approximately 50m south of Pont Frankwell. The Cerniog brook is to the rear of the houses.
  • II Milestone
    On the N side of a short farm road to Sarn farm, on the S side of the A470, 1.5km NW of Carno church.

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