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Milestone on E side of A 487

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow Street, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4474 / 52°26'50"N

Longitude: -4.024 / 4°1'26"W

OS Eastings: 262540

OS Northings: 285202

OS Grid: SN625852

Mapcode National: GBR 8V.LV5Z

Mapcode Global: VH4F6.6RJ5

Plus Code: 9C4QCXWG+X9

Entry Name: Milestone on E side of A 487

Listing Date: 12 November 1997

Last Amended: 12 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19061

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated in rubble stone wall near the centre of Bow Street, on the E side of the A487.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Tirymynach

Community: Tirymynach

Locality: Bow Street

Built-Up Area: Bow Street

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Earlier C19 milestone on the Aberystwyth-Machynlleth road, marked on the O.S. map of 1823.


Round-headed white-painted stone milestone with picked-work finish, and black lettering following curve of head: ABERYSTWYTH 4 MILES. Bench-mark below.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved local mile-stone, part of the transport history of the region.

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  • II Cambrian House
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  • II Ty'n Rhos
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  • II Bridge at Plas Gogerddan
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