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Mile Stone at Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Adamsdown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4868 / 51°29'12"N

Longitude: -3.1603 / 3°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 319530

OS Northings: 177063

OS Grid: ST195770

Mapcode National: GBR KNJ.BZ

Mapcode Global: VH6F7.5WMM

Entry Name: Mile Stone at Library

Listing Date: 31 July 1997

Last Amended: 31 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18643

Building Class: Transport

Location: In triangular garden of Roath Branch Library.

County: Cardiff

Community: Adamsdown

Community: Adamsdown

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably from 1760's, said to be in original position. One mile (0.6 kilometres) from old High Street town hall of Cardiff, demolished 1861.

Exterior

Partially buried in library garden. Stone mile stone with cambered head. Worn inscription said to read "From the Town Hall in Cardiff 1 Mile".

Reasons for Listing

A rare survival in Cardiff of C18 milestone.

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