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Milepost on B4337 at Alltyblaca

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwenog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0889 / 52°5'19"N

Longitude: -4.1579 / 4°9'28"W

OS Eastings: 252255

OS Northings: 245589

OS Grid: SN522455

Mapcode National: GBR DN.BH9Q

Mapcode Global: VH3KD.WR8J

Entry Name: Milepost on B4337 at Alltyblaca

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18366

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the NW side of the B4337, in the centre of Alltyblaca approximately 330m S of the chapel.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanwenog

Community: Llanwenog

Locality: Alltyblaca

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid/late C19 cast-iron milepost made by the Eagle Foundry, Aberystwyth. This section of road was managed by the Aberystwyth Turnpike Trust, which was set up in 1770.

Exterior

Cast-iron milepost with two-faced angled front, bevelled to sloping top.

Left side reads: The right side reads:
TEMPLE BAR LLANBYTHER
7 1
MILES MILE

Base signed: Eagle foundary Co., Aberystwyth.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as a survival of early road transport history of the region.

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