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Milestone on A475 E of Drefach

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwenog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0905 / 52°5'25"N

Longitude: -4.1954 / 4°11'43"W

OS Eastings: 249690

OS Northings: 245850

OS Grid: SN496458

Mapcode National: GBR DM.BD0B

Mapcode Global: VH3KD.7QF8

Entry Name: Milestone on A475 E of Drefach

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18370

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the S side of the A475, approximately 900m E of Drefach village centre.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanwenog

Community: Llanwenog

Locality: Drefach

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 milestone on the Cardigan to Lampeter road.

Exterior

Free-standing white-painted milestone with slightly curved top approximately 1m high by 40cm wide by 20cm deep. Inscription reads:

TO
CARDIGAN
24 MILES
Bench-mark below inscription.

Reasons for Listing

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

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I St Gwenog Church
    Situated on E side of minor lane connecting B4338 and A475 some 750m WSW of Drefach.
  • II War Memorial
    Situated in Drefach village, on S side of A 475.
  • II* Rhiwson Uchaf house-and-byre
    Situated some 600m NNE of Drefach, reached by minor lane running NNE of B4338, and down drive from right angle bend at Rhiwson Isaf.
  • II Milestone on A475 E of Cwmsychbant
    Situated on the S side of the A475, approximately 650m E of Cwmsychbant village centre.

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