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Mile marker

A Grade II Listed Building in Sarn, Bridgend

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5457 / 51°32'44"N

Longitude: -3.5979 / 3°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 289292

OS Northings: 184184

OS Grid: SS892841

Mapcode National: GBR HC.FXBQ

Mapcode Global: VH5HB.LD9Y

Entry Name: Mile marker

Listing Date: 13 November 1997

Last Amended: 13 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19053

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on Maesteg Road, immediately outside Tondu Methodist Church.

County: Bridgend

Community: Newcastle Higher (Y Castellnewydd)

Community: Newcastle Higher

Locality: Tondu

Built-Up Area: Sarn

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Exterior

Mid C19 cast iron mile marker of triangular shape with sloping top. Painted white with black lettering in relief:


RAILWAY
STATION
3 1/4
MAESTEG BRIDGEND
6 3
MILES MILES

Reasons for Listing

A well detailed of a Victorian mile marker associated with the South Wales Railway.

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  • II Bridge over Incline Plane Tondu
    Just within the SW boundary of the community, W of Maesteg Road and the railway, just N of Tondu Methodist church.
  • II Bridge over Incline Plane Tondu
    Just within the SW boundary of the community, W of Maesteg Road and the railway, just N of Tondu Methodist church.
  • II* Former Blast Engine Houses at Tondu Ironworks
    At the foot of the hillside into which the Ironworks was built, W of Tondu station and Maesteg Road and at the edge of the now cleared former coal and rail works and yards.
  • II* Lift Tower at Tondu Ironworks
    Set in the hillside between the company housing of Derllwyn Road and Park Terrace above and the levelled area below where the Engine House stands, against the old furnace bank and opposite the Calcini
  • II* Calcining Kilns and attached abutment at Tondu Ironworks
    Set in the hillside between the company housing of Derllwyn Road and Park Terrace above and the levelled area below where the Engine House stands, just above the old furnace bank and opposite the Lift
  • II Park Cottage
    Attached to 27 Derllwyn Road, next to the former Truck Shop, on the hillside above the former Tondu ironworks and in the NW of the community.
  • II Park House
    Attached to number 26, just W of the former Truck Shop on the hillside N of the former Tondu Ironworks, in the W of the community.
  • II Former Truck Shop Tondu Ironworks now Foxtroy Residential Home
    On the west side of the community, on the hillside just NW of the former Tondu Ironworks site and the centre of the original ironworkers'settlement.

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