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Milestone, Coychurch Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Pencoed, Bridgend

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Latitude: 51.518 / 51°31'4"N

Longitude: -3.504 / 3°30'14"W

OS Eastings: 295741

OS Northings: 180972

OS Grid: SS957809

Mapcode National: GBR HH.HP9Y

Mapcode Global: VH5HL.63YM

Plus Code: 9C3RGF9W+6C

Entry Name: Milestone, Coychurch Road

Listing Date: 4 March 1998

Last Amended: 4 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19477

Building Class: Transport

ID on this website: 300019477

Location: Located on the W side of Coychurch Road (B4280), the main road through Pencoed. The milestone is at the rear of the pavement.

County: Bridgend

Community: Pencoed (Pen-coed)

Community: Pencoed

Built-Up Area: Pencoed

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Milestone

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C18 - C19 milestone connected with the turnpiking of the road between Bridgend and Llantrisant. The road was turnpiked following a parliamentory Act of 1764 and is shown on Yates’ map of 1799. The milestone may have been set back from its original position.


Upright rectangular stone with round head. Whitewashed, with chamfered edges and horizontal striations. On its face is the following engraving: TO / BRIDGEND / 4

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved and detailed milestone dating from the age of turnpike roads.

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