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Milestone in Pontyberem village

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7778 / 51°46'40"N

Longitude: -4.1707 / 4°10'14"W

OS Eastings: 250342

OS Northings: 211024

OS Grid: SN503110

Mapcode National: GBR DN.Z04C

Mapcode Global: VH3LY.NKGZ

Entry Name: Milestone in Pontyberem village

Listing Date: 5 February 1999

Last Amended: 5 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21295

Building Class: Transport

Location: To the east side of Llannon Road (B4306).

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llanelli

Community: Pontyberem

Community: Pontyberem

Locality: Pontyberem Village

Built-Up Area: Pontyberem

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

The road through Pontyberem to Llannon was part of the Kidwelly Turnpike Trust system re-established in the late C18 under its Renewal Act of 1779.

Exterior

Late-C18 milestone of limestone bearing the lettering: "From / Carmarthen / 9 Miles / To Llannon / 5". The stone is about 500 mm high by about 400 mm wide, and about 150 mm thick. The top is roughly rounded.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a late-C18 milestone of characteristic local type.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Memorial Hall
    On the north side of Coalbrook Road, Pontyberem village, immediately opposite to the church.
  • II Caersalem Independent Chapel
    300 m north-west of Pontyberem bridge, to the west of Heol y Felin. Reached through a concrete-walled carpark, to the rear of which the limestone gate piers, wrought-iron gates and over-arch of the or
  • II Milestone in Bancffosfelen
    At north side of Heol y Banc in Bancffosfelen, 50 m west of the entrance to Llwynpiod.

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