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Milestone outside School

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1924 / 52°11'32"N

Longitude: -4.3106 / 4°18'38"W

OS Eastings: 242156

OS Northings: 257421

OS Grid: SN421574

Mapcode National: GBR DG.41F8

Mapcode Global: VH3JY.75H4

Entry Name: Milestone outside School

Listing Date: 16 February 1996

Last Amended: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17723

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on S side of A 487 just W of Llanarth Primary School.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanarth

Community: Llanarth

Built-Up Area: Llanarth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 milestone on Cardigan to Aberystwyth road. Turnpike Trust formed 1770. Similar stones from Aberaeron to Cardigan.

Exterior

Whitewashed stone milestone inscribed : "TO CARDIGAN 18 MILES".

Reasons for Listing

Included as relic of transport history.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llanarth Villa
    Situated just NE of former National School, at beginning of lane from B4342 New Quay road up to parish church.
  • II Former National School
    Situated some 100m NW of Llanina Arms inn, on N side of B4342 road to New Quay.
  • II Aurora
    Situated at the upper end of SW side of Alma Street (A 487), attached to Hafan to E.
  • II Hafan
    Situated at upper end of SW side of Alma Street (A 487), attached to Aurora to right.
  • II Ty'r Alma
    Situated in row of houses on SW side of Alma Street (A 487), the third from top, stepped down between Hafan and Arwel, joined to Arwel.
  • II Alma
    Situated on SW side of Alma Street (A 487), the sixth house stepped down, between Maescastell and Gorphwysfa, attached to both.
  • II Gorphwysfa
    Situated on SW side of Alma Street (A487), the seventh house stepped down, between Alma and Glennydd, attached to both.
  • II Glennydd
    Situated on SW side of Alma Street (A 487) the eighth house stepped down between Gorphwysfa and Arba, attached to both.

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