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Milestone at Capel Bangor

A Grade II Listed Building in Melindwr, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4034 / 52°24'12"N

Longitude: -3.977 / 3°58'37"W

OS Eastings: 265603

OS Northings: 280214

OS Grid: SN656802

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.PMGX

Mapcode Global: VH4FF.0VWF

Entry Name: Milestone at Capel Bangor

Listing Date: 26 May 2004

Last Amended: 26 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82806

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated just E of junction with lane to Capel Bangor church

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Melindwr

Community: Melindwr

Locality: Capel Bangor

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Capel Bangor


C19 milestone on Aberystwyth to Llanurig turnpike road. Turnpike trust formed 1770, new road laid out 1812 through Goginan and Ponterwyd replacing old road, now A 4120. One of a series of matching milestones along the A44.


Milestone, whitewashed stone with 'Aberystwyth 5 Miles' inscribed in capitals, the place name following arch of milestone.

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Included for transport historical interest

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