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Milestone near Dyffryn Restaurant

A Grade II Listed Building in Banwy, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6963 / 52°41'46"N

Longitude: -3.5109 / 3°30'39"W

OS Eastings: 297992

OS Northings: 312032

OS Grid: SH979120

Mapcode National: GBR 9J.387Q

Mapcode Global: WH686.1HF8

Entry Name: Milestone near Dyffryn Restaurant

Listing Date: 31 December 2002

Last Amended: 31 December 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80791

Location: At the south side of the A458 about 30m west of Dyffryn Restaurant.

County: Powys

Community: Banwy

Community: Banwy

Locality: Foel

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

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

Exterior

A slate milestone about 0.6 m high, with splayed top corners. It indicates ''Machynlleth / 20 miles /
Mallwyd 8½ / Canoffice 3½ / Pool 18''. Moved and reset in concrete.

Reasons for Listing

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

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