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Milestone at the junction of Old Road and Thorney Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6258 / 51°37'32"N

Longitude: -3.8176 / 3°49'3"W

OS Eastings: 274280

OS Northings: 193454

OS Grid: SS742934

Mapcode National: GBR H2.8VW5

Mapcode Global: VH4KC.SD4H

Plus Code: 9C3RJ5GJ+8X

Entry Name: Milestone at the junction of Old Road and Thorney Road

Listing Date: 31 January 2000

Last Amended: 31 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22812

Building Class: Transport

Location: Immediately S of the junction with Thorney Road.

County: Neath Port Talbot

Community: Baglan

Community: Baglan

Built-Up Area: Port Talbot

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Erected in the 3rd quarter of the C19 and first shown on the 1880 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A stone milestone with a segmental head. It is engraved:
WESTERN/DISTRICT/NEATH/3/ABERAVON/5
A further line is illegible due to the concrete surround around the stone.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for historical interest as illustrating C19 transport history in the area.

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