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Milestone near Derwenfawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Myddfai, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.97 / 51°58'12"N

Longitude: -3.8285 / 3°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 274487

OS Northings: 231750

OS Grid: SN744317

Mapcode National: GBR Y3.L109

Mapcode Global: VH4HM.LRD4

Entry Name: Milestone near Derwenfawr

Listing Date: 30 September 1999

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22389

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on A4069 about 4 km SW of Llandovery, opposite drive to Cwm Gwyn farm.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Myddfai

Community: Myddfai

Locality: Glantowy

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Milestone, late C18 or early C19, on former turnpike road to Llandeilo, supplanted by the A40 N of the river later in C19.

Exterior

Milestone, whitewashed stone with incised letters painted black: `2 Miles Llandovery 10 Llandilo 4 Llangadock'.

Reasons for Listing

Included for transport historical interest, one of a series on the old turnpike road.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty'n y coed
    Situated up drive running SE from lane from A4069 to Pont Cilgwyn, some 0.5 km SE of A4069.
  • II Stable at Caegwyn
    Situated on N side of farmyard at Caegwyn.
  • II L-plan range of outbuildings at Caegwyn
    Situated just N of the farmhouse at Caegwyn.
  • II Caegwyn
    Situated on W side of road from Pont Cilgwyn to A4069, some 900m N of Pont Cilgwyn.
  • II Llety Ifan Ddu
    Situated on hillside to W of Afon Ydw, approached by curving drive some 300m W of Pont Cilgwyn.
  • II Field bridge to N of Cilgwyn
    Field bridge across Afon Ydw situated some 400m N of Cilgwyn and 300m S of Pont Cilgwyn.
  • II Milestone near Coedglassallt
    Situated on A4069 some 3.5 km NE of Llangadog, on S side of road, some 100m E of Coedglassallt drive.
  • II Cwm Rhuddan
    Situated some 1.5km S of Llandovery, on S bank of Afon Bran with drive running up from junction of roads to Llangadog and to Myddfai.

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