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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanerfyl, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6836 / 52°41'0"N

Longitude: -3.4511 / 3°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 302003

OS Northings: 310534

OS Grid: SJ020105

Mapcode National: GBR 9L.44YN

Mapcode Global: WH686.YTS1

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 20 March 1996

Last Amended: 20 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17940

Building Class: Transport

County: Powys

Community: Llanerfyl

Community: Llanerfyl

Locality: Banwy Valley

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Located on grass verge N side of the A458 between Llanerfyl and Llangadfan 0.5km E of the Community boundary.

Description: Possibly dating from early C19, a flat, upright slab of shale, much of which is buried. Previously limewashed, with deeply chamfered corners and a flat top. A carved inscription on the front face reads:
Machynlleth
23 Miles
Canoffice 0
Llanfair (partially buried)

Listed as a comparatively well preserved example of an early C19 milestone, providing evidence for turnpiking.

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