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Milestone on A470

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3497 / 52°20'59"N

Longitude: -3.5723 / 3°34'20"W

OS Eastings: 292998

OS Northings: 273571

OS Grid: SN929735

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.T53R

Mapcode Global: VH5CH.169J

Plus Code: 9C4R8CXH+V3

Entry Name: Milestone on A470

Listing Date: 14 December 2004

Last Amended: 14 December 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83378

Location: On the E side of the road approximately 3km NW of Pont Marteg.

County: Powys

Community: St. Harmon (Saint Harmon)

Community: St. Harmon

Locality: Dolhelfa

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

A mid C19 milestone first shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A freestone mile marker with segmental top, painted white. Inscribed in black-painted letters is 'Rhayader 5 miles' and 'Aberystwyth 29 miles.'

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as one of a series of well-preserved C19 milestones on the A470 between Llangurig and Builth Wells.

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