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Milestone E of Llanfechan Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilmery, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1431 / 52°8'35"N

Longitude: -3.494 / 3°29'38"W

OS Eastings: 297857

OS Northings: 250474

OS Grid: SN978504

Mapcode National: GBR YJ.75Y7

Mapcode Global: VH5DH.DD6G

Entry Name: Milestone E of Llanfechan Farm

Listing Date: 21 December 2000

Last Amended: 21 December 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24483

Building Class: Communications

Location: Approximately 0.6km E of Llanfechan church and immediately W of a former petrol filling station.

County: Powys

Community: Cilmery (Cilmeri)

Community: Cilmery

Locality: Llanafanfechan

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Erected in the third quarter of the C18 when the 6-mile (9.7km) road between Builth and Garth was turnpiked.

Exterior

A milestone of dressed masonry with segmental top, painted white with engraved letters painted black: Builth 4.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a complete set of 6 milestones between Builth and Garth in Cilmery and Treflys communities.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llwyngwyn
    Approximately 0.8km N of Llanfechan church, reached by farm road on the E side of a minor road between Llanfechan and Llanafan-fawr.
  • II Olewydd Congregational Chapel
    Set back from the main road with its own burial ground, approximately 0.9km W of Llanfechan Church.
  • II Milestone W of Olewydd Chapel
    In a layby on the N side of the A483 Builth-Llandovery road, immediately W of Olewydd Chapel.
  • II Milestone S of Cilmery Farm
    Approximately 1.2km SW of the centre of Cilmery.

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