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Milepost on Heol Llanelli

A Grade II Listed Building in Trimsaran, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7162 / 51°42'58"N

Longitude: -4.2366 / 4°14'11"W

OS Eastings: 245590

OS Northings: 204312

OS Grid: SN455043

Mapcode National: GBR GR.9SPV

Mapcode Global: VH3M9.J445

Entry Name: Milepost on Heol Llanelli

Listing Date: 23 July 2003

Last Amended: 23 July 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81326

Location: SE of the village centre opposite the junction with Trilwm.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Trimsaran

Community: Trimsaran

Built-Up Area: Trimsaran

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

A late C19 milepost, one of a series on the Llanelly to Kidwelly road cast by Glanmor Foundry Company of Llanelli, and shown on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A V-shaped cast iron milepost with ramped top, painted white, on a square plinth (now buried under the raised footway). It reads, in raised letters and numerals painted black, 'To Llanelly 4 miles' on one face, and on the other 'To Kidwelly 4 miles' and 'To Carmarthen 13'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as one of a series of well-preserved mileposts on the B4308.

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