Milestone at the N end of Dol-fach
A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbrynmair, Powys
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Latitude: 52.6034 / 52°36'12"N
Longitude: -3.6107 / 3°36'38"W
OS Eastings: 291014
OS Northings: 301846
OS Grid: SH910018
Mapcode National: GBR 9D.91N3
Mapcode Global: WH68J.HTVH
Entry Name: Milestone at the N end of Dol-fach
Listing Date: 31 January 1997
Last Amended: 31 January 1997
Source ID: 18130
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located in the grassed verge near the N end of the layby on the NW end of the hamlet of Dol-fâch.
Community: Llanbrynmair (Llanbryn-mair)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Milestone, erected c. 1821 for the turnpike trust on the road from Newtown to Machynlleth.
A square section pillar of hard sandstone, approximately 1m high, rough hewn at the back, and inscribed facing the road 16 / NEWT / MACH / .. It is overpainted on the front and NW side.
Reasons for Listing
Included as one of the very few milestones to survive modern roadworks along the length of this turnpike.
Other nearby listed buildings
Yr Hen Gapel, forecourt railings, and Minister's house
Located on the E side of the hamlet of Dol-fâch, above the railway line. The chapel is approached by a flight of wide steps between walls, leading to the railed forecourt. The manse lies behind the
Farmhouse located on a platform site at the head of its farmyard, at the foot of the Newydd Ffynyddog, above the small township of Dol-fâch, and accessed by a farm road from the centre of Dol-fâch.
The farmhouse is located approximately 600m S of the centre of the village, and is set with its left gable to the road. The farm buildings lie to the N.
The house is located on rising ground, set back from the main A470 and approached through fine iron gates on cast iron stanchions, to a long angled driveway. Further iron gates to the front garden.
The farmhouse is located near the head of the lane leading from Dolfâch up the Banc y Gorlan, and is sited across the slope facing S across the valley.
The building is prominently located at the centre of the village, in the angle between the main A.470 Caersws to Machynlleth Road and the Pandy Road up the Tafolog Valley.
Milestone at Llanbrynmair Bridge
Located in the pavement on the reformed approach to the bridge.
Llanbrynmair Railway Station and house
The railway passes to the N of the village. The station is approximately 100m from the junction of the lane with the A470.