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Milestone 170m W of Gerddigwynin

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.048 / 52°2'52"N

Longitude: -3.7242 / 3°43'27"W

OS Eastings: 281855

OS Northings: 240248

OS Grid: SN818402

Mapcode National: GBR Y7.F2W2

Mapcode Global: VH5DR.DSJC

Entry Name: Milestone 170m W of Gerddigwynin

Listing Date: 25 February 1999

Last Amended: 25 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21398

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on S side of road to Tirabad some 1.3km from Glanbran Arms.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-Bryn

Locality: Cynghordy

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Milestone on old Roman road into Breconshire, probably early C18.


Milestone, roughly squared stone with inscription 'TO LLANDOVERY 5 MILES' and benchmark below.

Reasons for Listing

Included for historical interest as indication of route of former turnpike road, since replaced by A 483.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pantyrhedyn
    Situated NE of Cynghordy village on a track running N off the A483.
  • II Cynghordy Hall
    Situated N of Cynghordy village, just E of the minor road to Cynghordy viaduct. High stone wall to road with large squared gate piers.
  • II Glanbran Arms Inn including former barn range to left.
    Situated on a bend of the A483, S of Cynghordy village.
  • II Tawelfan
    Situated immediately S of Cynghordy viaduct.
  • II Capel Gosen
    Situated immediately S of Cynghordy viaduct. Walled forecourt with wrought iron gate.
  • II* Cynghordy Viaduct
    Situated approximately 1.5km N of Cynghordy crossing the valley of the Afon Bran.

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