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Milestone near Foel-fach

A Grade II Listed Building in Banwy, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7037 / 52°42'13"N

Longitude: -3.5556 / 3°33'20"W

OS Eastings: 294984

OS Northings: 312921

OS Grid: SH949129

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.2P7G

Mapcode Global: WH685.C92L

Entry Name: Milestone near Foel-fach

Listing Date: 31 December 2002

Last Amended: 31 December 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80792

Location: At the north side of the A458 about 1km east of Dol-y-maen.

County: Powys

Community: Banwy

Community: Banwy

Locality: Foel-fach

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 0.5 m high, with splayed top corners. It indicates ''Machynlleth / 18 miles /
Mallwyd 6½ / Can-office 5½ / Pool 20''.

Reasons for Listing

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

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