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Milestone on A487

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanon, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2812 / 52°16'52"N

Longitude: -4.1777 / 4°10'39"W

OS Eastings: 251541

OS Northings: 267013

OS Grid: SN515670

Mapcode National: GBR 8N.YD04

Mapcode Global: VH3JF.JXSM

Entry Name: Milestone on A487

Listing Date: 30 April 1996

Last Amended: 30 April 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17905

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the W side of the A487 in the centre of Llanon, approximately 80m S of the Central Hotel by the house called 'Mile End'.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llansantffraed (Llansanffraid)

Community: Llansantffraid

Locality: Llanon

Built-Up Area: Llanon

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 curved top, approximately 80cm high by 40cm wide by 20cm deep. Inscription reads

ABERYSTWYTH
11
MILES

The word 'ABERYSTWYTH' is inscribed following the curved top of the milestone.

Reasons for Listing

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

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Levant
    Situated S of the Central Hotel and on the E side of Stryd Fawr in Llanon. The row starts with The Bakery just opposite the junction with Stryd-yr-Eglwys and runs N to Levant.
  • II Rhiwlas
    Situated S of the Central Hotel and on the E side of Stryd Fawr in Llanon. The row starts with The Bakery just opposite the junction with Stryd-yr-Eglwys and runs N to Levant.
  • II Brynllys
    Situated S of the Central Hotel and on the E side of Stryd Fawr in Llanon. The row starts with The Bakery just opposite the junction with Stryd-yr-Eglwys and runs N to Levant.
  • II Ardwyn
    Situated just N of the Central Hotel in the centre of Llanon. Ardwyn faces across Stryd Fawr to Stryd-y-Ysgol and the rest of the row run N along the W side of Stryd Fawr.
  • II Penlanfair
    Situated S of the Central Hotel and on the E side of Stryd Fawr in Llanon. The row starts with The Bakery just opposite the junction with Stryd-yr-Eglwys and runs N to Levant.
  • II Llainlwyd
    Situated just N of the Central Hotel in the centre of Llanon. Ardwyn faces across Stryd Fawr to Stryd-y-Ysgol and the rest of the row run N along the W side of Stryd Fawr.
  • II The Bakery
    Situated S of the Central Hotel and on the E side of Stryd Fawr in Llanon. The row starts with The Bakery just opposite the junction with Stryd-yr-Eglwys and runs N to Levant.
  • II Cartref
    Situated just N of the Central Hotel in the centre of Llanon. Ardwyn faces across Stryd Fawr to Stryd-y-Ysgol and the rest of the row run N along the W side of Stryd Fawr.

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