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Milestone S of Penrhiwlas

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1795 / 52°10'46"N

Longitude: -4.3174 / 4°19'2"W

OS Eastings: 241649

OS Northings: 256006

OS Grid: SN416560

Mapcode National: GBR DF.4ZQ8

Mapcode Global: VH3JY.3HX1

Plus Code: 9C4Q5MHM+R2

Entry Name: Milestone S of Penrhiwlas

Listing Date: 16 February 1996

Last Amended: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17735

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on E side of A 487 some 200m S of Penrhiwlas, at junction of lane to Blaenwern, some 1.7 km SSW of Llanarth.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanarth

Community: Llanarth

Locality: Penrhiwlas

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Early C19 milestone on Cardigan to Aberystwyth road, turnpike trust formed 1770. Similar to stones from Aberaeron to Cardigan.


Whitewashed stone milestone inscribed : "TO CARDIGAN 17 MILES".

Reasons for Listing

Included as relic of transport history.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Blaenwern
    Situated about 1 km down lane running E off A 487 from junction just S of Penrhiwlas.
  • II Entrance Gates and Railings at Blaenwern
    Situated some 100m N of Blaenwern, opening onto minor lane to Llanarth.
  • II Cottage at Cefn Perthpiod
    Situated backing onto E side of lane running along ridge W of Euphrates stream from Gilfachreda to A 487 SW of Llanarth. Some 1.5 km S of Gilfachreda.
  • II Milestone outside School
    Situated on S side of A 487 just W of Llanarth Primary School.
  • II Former National School
    Situated some 100m NW of Llanina Arms inn, on N side of B4342 road to New Quay.
  • II Llanarth Villa
    Situated just NE of former National School, at beginning of lane from B4342 New Quay road up to parish church.
  • II Milestone outside Dolcoed
    Situated in Rhydybeillen, on E side of old road, now cul-de-sac, E of present A 487. Milestone is marked slightly further N on O.S.
  • II Aurora
    Situated at the upper end of SW side of Alma Street (A 487), attached to Hafan to E.

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