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Milestone near Kestrel Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine (Llanfihangel Cwm Du gyda Bwlch a Chathedin), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8856 / 51°53'8"N

Longitude: -3.2104 / 3°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 316790

OS Northings: 221474

OS Grid: SO167214

Mapcode National: GBR YX.RB9V

Mapcode Global: VH6C8.9VNW

Entry Name: Milestone near Kestrel Inn

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20641

Building Class: Transport

Location: 250m W of Kestrel Inn, opposite a lay-by.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine (Llanfihangel Cwm Du gyda Bwlch a Chathedin)

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine

Locality: Myarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Late C18 and on the London to Brecon coach route, where tolls and toll houses were introduced after an Act of Parliament dated 1767.

Exterior

Segmental-headed mile marker of dressed stone, inscribed: BRECON 10.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of a well inscribed simple milestone.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Upper Gaer
    On W side and set back from minor road N of A40 at Kestrel Inn.
  • II Barn at Middle Gaer
    On S side of farmhouse at right angles to road.
  • II Middle Gaer
    On E side of a minor road N of A40 at Kestrel Inn, and standing on S side of a junction with road to Lower Gaer.
  • II Stable and Cart Shed at Middle Gaer
    On W side of minor road N of A40 at Kestrel Inn, and virtually opposite Middle Gaer Farmhouse.
  • II* Old House at Middle Gaer
    On S side of minor road between Middle and Lower Gaer, reached from N of A40 opposite the Kestrel Inn.
  • II Greenhill Farm
    Set back from W side of a minor road N of A40 at Kestrel Inn, with forecourt wall and railings to front.
  • II Barn at Greenhill Farm
    NE of farmhouse, at a junction of minor roads between Gaer and Felindre.
  • II Farm Buildings at Llwyfan
    On E side of farm yard opposite the farm house, prominently sited on the hillside E of Bwlch.

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