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Mile marker on the Montygomery to Welshpool Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Forden, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6179 / 52°37'4"N

Longitude: -3.121 / 3°7'15"W

OS Eastings: 324202

OS Northings: 302822

OS Grid: SJ242028

Mapcode National: GBR B1.829N

Mapcode Global: WH79X.1G2F

Entry Name: Mile marker on the Montygomery to Welshpool Road

Listing Date: 20 March 1998

Last Amended: 20 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19564

Building Class: Transport

Location: The mile marker stands at the N end of the village of Kingswood on the N side of the road to Leighton, and 120m N of Birds Corner.

County: Powys

Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)

Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan

Locality: Kingswood

Built-Up Area: Forden

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A cast iron mile marker erected by the Second Division Turnpike Trust in c.1830 on the old road from Welshpool to Montgomery.


Cast iron mile marker, triangular in section with a sloping triangular top, reading, on the left WELSHPOOL/ /4-M and arrow right, and on the right MONTGOME (...) / 4-M and arrow left.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historical significance as a survival of the Montgomeryshire Turnpike Trust.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Ivy House
    Located approximately 2.4km S of Leighton church.
  • II Greenwood Lodge
    Located at the edge of a woodland plantation approximately 2.7km SSE of Leighton church, on the N side of a minor road between Forden and Trelystan and E side of Offa's Dyke long distance footpath.
  • II Boundary Wall of Leighton Estate
    Located approximately 2.0km S of Leighton church. The wall is situated S of Pine Lodge and begins on E side of B4388. At its SE end it continues as a low plinth with railings.
  • II Edderton Hall Hotel
    Located on a hilltop overlooking the Severn valley, and reached by a long driveway off the main Welshpool to Ludlow Road, 5 kilometres S of Welshpool.
  • II Moorwood Lodge
    Located approximately 2.1km SSW of Leighton church and reached at the end of a private road W of B4388 at the end of a woodland plantation.
  • II Pine Lodge
    Located approximately 1.9km S of Leighton church at the edge of a woodland plantation.
  • II Harp Cottage
    Located approximately 2.3km SSE of Leighton church on N side of a minor road between Forden and Trelystan. The house stands at the S edge of a woodland plantation.
  • II Nantcribba Cottages
    Approximately 1.4km ENE of Forden church, on W side of A490 on N side of junction with private road to Nantcribba Farm.

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