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Milepost on A486

A Grade II Listed Building in Troedyraur, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1055 / 52°6'19"N

Longitude: -4.3738 / 4°22'25"W

OS Eastings: 237524

OS Northings: 247894

OS Grid: SN375478

Mapcode National: GBR DC.9HRQ

Mapcode Global: VH3K9.4BLT

Entry Name: Milepost on A486

Listing Date: 4 June 1996

Last Amended: 4 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17622

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated some 300m NE of Ffostrasol shop, on W side of road.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Troedyraur

Community: Troedyraur

Locality: Ffostrasol

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid C19 cast-iron milestone on Llandysul to New Quay turnpike road. Mileposts on this road were made by the Eagle Foundry, Aberystwyth (makers plaque buried here).

Exterior

Painted cast-iron triangular-plan milepost, hollow, with two faces, one reading NEW QUAY 9 MILES, the other LLANDYSSUL 6 MILES. Chamfered triangular sloping top and raised rolled border.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a series of similar mileposts of historic interest on A 486.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milepost on A486
    Situated some 300m N of Bwlchygroes crossroad on W side of road.
  • II Dinas Cerdin
    Situated beneath Dinas Cerdin hillfort, approached by drive running N off Bwlchygroes-Tregroes lane from junction 200m N of Pont Bargoed.
  • II Church of St Cynon
    Situated some 2.25 km NNE of Ffostrasol, on S side of minor road running E.

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