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Direction post near Church of St Gwynno

A Grade II Listed Building in Vaynor, Merthyr Tydfil

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Latitude: 51.7861 / 51°47'9"N

Longitude: -3.3805 / 3°22'49"W

OS Eastings: 304873

OS Northings: 210614

OS Grid: SO048106

Mapcode National: GBR YP.YQ3S

Mapcode Global: VH6CR.CC7N

Plus Code: 9C3RQJP9+CR

Entry Name: Direction post near Church of St Gwynno

Listing Date: 16 June 2003

Last Amended: 16 June 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81187

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the W side of the junction of the Pontsarn to Pontsticill parish road and the road to the Church of St Gwynno at Vaynor.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Town: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Vaynor (Y Faenor)

Community: Vaynor

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Early to mid C20 Brecon County Council fingerpost.


Fingerpost, cast-iron shaft with 2 cast-iron indicator boards, one marked 'Pontsticill ¾ Talybont-on-Usk 11¼' the other 'Vaynor Church ¼', in raised capitals. Pierced roundel on top marked 'Brecon County' around rim.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its historic interest as an increasingly rare surviving example of earlier C20 road signs.

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