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Milestone near Pont Rhyd-hir

A Grade II Listed Building in Faenor, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4338 / 52°26'1"N

Longitude: -4.0319 / 4°1'54"W

OS Eastings: 261959

OS Northings: 283704

OS Grid: SN619837

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.MZW3

Mapcode Global: VH4FD.23B1

Plus Code: 9C4QCXM9+G6

Entry Name: Milestone near Pont Rhyd-hir

Listing Date: 21 October 2002

Last Amended: 21 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27005

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the E side of the A487 just S of the railway bridge at Pont Rhyd-hir.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Faenor

Community: Faenor

Locality: Pont Rhyd-hir

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Late C18 or early C19 cast-iron mileplate set into milestone on old turnpike road.


Cast iron mileplate with curved top, some 45cm wide by 65cm high, set into white painted stone milestone approximately 1m high. Painted cast plate inscribed 'ABERYSTWYTH 3 MILES'.

Reasons for Listing

Included for transport history interest marking route of an old turnpike road.

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