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Finger Post at Pen-y-bont

A Grade II Listed Building in Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr), Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8822 / 51°52'55"N

Longitude: -2.9824 / 2°58'56"W

OS Eastings: 332475

OS Northings: 220858

OS Grid: SO324208

Mapcode National: GBR F7.RLTB

Mapcode Global: VH78V.8Y5H

Entry Name: Finger Post at Pen-y-bont

Listing Date: 29 January 1998

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19265

Building Class: Transport

Location: Outside Bridge Cottage at Pen-y-bont about 300m north of Llanvihangel Crucorney.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Llanvihangel Crucorney

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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A late C19 fingerpost.


Cast iron finger post with cylindrical base and shaft and two moveable arms with pointing fingers LONGTOWN 6 MILES, ABERGAVENNY 4 1/2 MILES. The third arm, LLANTHONY 5 MILES?, is missing.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good early example of an increasingly rare street furniture type.

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