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Milestone between Capel Bangor and Goginan

A Grade II Listed Building in Melindwr, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4057 / 52°24'20"N

Longitude: -3.9542 / 3°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 267155

OS Northings: 280427

OS Grid: SN671804

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.PF21

Mapcode Global: VH4FF.DSXP

Entry Name: Milestone between Capel Bangor and Goginan

Listing Date: 26 May 2004

Last Amended: 26 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82807

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated some 600m E of Capel Bangor

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Melindwr

Community: Melindwr

Locality: Capel Bangor

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

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.

Exterior

Milestone, whitewashed stone with 'Aberystwyth 6 Miles' inscribed in capitals, the place name following arch of milestone.

Reasons for Listing

Included for transport historical interest.

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