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Milestone at Pont-gam

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelly, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8065 / 51°48'23"N

Longitude: -3.1477 / 3°8'51"W

OS Eastings: 320963

OS Northings: 212602

OS Grid: SO209126

Mapcode National: GBR F0.X7V9

Mapcode Global: VH6CP.DV8K

Entry Name: Milestone at Pont-gam

Listing Date: 27 July 2000

Last Amended: 27 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23841

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on S side of by-road between Brynmawr and Blackrock. Approximately 2 km W of Blackrock.

County: Monmouthshire

Community: Llanelly (Llanelli)

Community: Llanelly

Locality: Pont-gam

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Contemporary with the construction of the road, built 1812-13 by the Merthyr and Govilon Turnpike Trust.

Exterior

Low milstone with rounded top set in low earth/stone bank. Inscription reads ‘Abergavenny 7’.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an important survival of early road transport history.

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