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Milestone off A487 at Henfynyw

A Grade II Listed Building in Henfynyw, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2258 / 52°13'32"N

Longitude: -4.2711 / 4°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 244973

OS Northings: 261054

OS Grid: SN449610

Mapcode National: GBR DH.1Z3B

Mapcode Global: VH3JR.XBD1

Entry Name: Milestone off A487 at Henfynyw

Listing Date: 21 February 1996

Last Amended: 21 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17743

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on E side of a layby off the A487 some 500m N of Ffos-y-ffin Chapel.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Henfynyw

Community: Henfynyw

Built-Up Area: Henfynyw

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 milestone on the Cardigan to Aberystwyth road. Turnpike trust formed 1770.

Exterior

Freestanding white-painted milestone with slightly curved top, approximately 65cm high by 35cm wide by 20cm deep. Inscription reads

TO
CARDIGAN
21 MILES

Reasons for Listing

Included as an historically interesting relic of transport history in the area.

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  • II Delfryn Cottage
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