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Milestone at Bwlch-y-Fedwen

A Grade II Listed Building in Banwy, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7119 / 52°42'42"N

Longitude: -3.5746 / 3°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 293721

OS Northings: 313852

OS Grid: SH937138

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.2BJM

Mapcode Global: WH685.232B

Entry Name: Milestone at Bwlch-y-Fedwen

Listing Date: 31 December 2002

Last Amended: 31 December 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80790

Location: At the north side of the A458 about 600m west of Dol-y-maen.

County: Powys

Community: Banwy

Community: Banwy

Locality: Bwlch-y-Fedwen

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A milestone probably set up at the start of the Mallwyd to Welshpool turnpike established under the
Montgomeryshire Turnpikes Act of 1769.


A slate milestone about 0.6 m high, with splayed top corners. It indicates ''Machynlleth / 17 miles /
Mallwyd 5½ / Canoffice 6½ / Pool 21''.

Reasons for Listing

A milestone of the turnpike era on an important cross-Wales route.

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