Milestone on B4300
A Grade II Listed Building in Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen), Carmarthenshire
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Latitude: 51.8685 / 51°52'6"N
Longitude: -4.0219 / 4°1'18"W
OS Eastings: 260886
OS Northings: 220815
OS Grid: SN608208
Mapcode National: GBR DV.SF0F
Mapcode Global: VH4J3.79MF
Entry Name: Milestone on B4300
Listing Date: 24 November 1998
Last Amended: 24 November 1998
Source ID: 20909
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated on S side of B4300 some 2km W of Ffairfach, and some 250m W of East Lodge.
Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen)
Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Milestone probably of early C19 on former Carmarthen to Llandeilo turnpike road.
Milestone probably early C19, whitewashed stone with black painted incised inscription, finely carved, reading 'From Carmarthen 13 Miles To Llandilo 1 3/4 th'.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a well-lettered milestone reflecting the transport history of the region.
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Situated some 1.5 km E of Ffairfach on the S side of the Llanarthne road, B4300.
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In park landscape about 500m to the east of Golden Grove, carrying the private drive from the East (Llandeilo) Lodge to the Mansion. It crosses a small stream in a deep narrow valley.
On the B4300 at the north entrance to Golden Grove park, 1 km north of the Mansion.
Within the park of Golden Grove, about 400m south of the North Lodge, to the north side of the drive to the Mansion. Low stone wall at front and side with iron railings; two monolith gatepiers to the
Garden Wall of the Former Mansion
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