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Milestone near Y Meini

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhystud, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3399 / 52°20'23"N

Longitude: -4.1123 / 4°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 256188

OS Northings: 273414

OS Grid: SN561734

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.TQ40

Mapcode Global: VH4FQ.NGT2

Plus Code: 9C4Q8VQQ+X3

Entry Name: Milestone near Y Meini

Listing Date: 24 February 2004

Last Amended: 24 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82508

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on W side of the A487 some 3 km SW of Blaenplwyf, at the end of the drive to Y Meini.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Llanfarian

Community: Llanfarian

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 milestone typical of those on the Aberystwyth to Aberaeron section of the coast road established by Turnpike Act of 1770.

Exterior

Arched-headed squared stone milestone in whitewashed stone with incised figures painted black. Lettering follows curve of arch, reading 'Aberystwyth'. To centre is large numeral '6' with 'Miles' beneath in lower case.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a good series of milestones of matching style along the A487.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Carrog
    Situated some 400m NE of Llandeniol Church, but reached via lane running SE from A 487 from junction about 1 Km N of turning to Llanddeiniol
  • II Church of St Deiniol
    Situated prominently above Llanddeiniol village, some 600m E of A 487, on W side of Carrog valley.
  • II Bridge to NE of Aberffrwd
    Situated just NE of Aberffrwd at end of disused S drive to Carrog.
  • II Aberffrwd
    Situated just below and to E of Llanddeiniol Church, attached to Church Hall
  • II Church Hall
    Situated just below and to the E of Llanddeiniol Church, attached to Aberffrwd.
  • II Milestone near Brynheulwen
    Situated about 1 km SW of Blaenplwyf on the W side of the A487 immediately N of Brynheulwen.
  • II Milestone on A 487
    Situated on W side just opposite turning to Llanddeiniol

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