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Milestone on A470

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelwedd, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1539 / 52°9'14"N

Longitude: -3.4054 / 3°24'19"W

OS Eastings: 303944

OS Northings: 251560

OS Grid: SO039515

Mapcode National: GBR YN.6HXV

Mapcode Global: VH69Z.X4K3

Entry Name: Milestone on A470

Listing Date: 18 February 2005

Last Amended: 18 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83716

Location: Approximately 400m NW of Wye Bridge, adjacent to the Royal Welsh Showground.

County: Powys

Community: Llanelwedd

Community: Llanelwedd

Built-Up Area: Builth Wells

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

A mid C19 mile marker shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A freestone mile marker with segmental top, painted white with black lettering. It reads 'Rhayader XIII' and 'Builth ½'.

Reasons for Listing

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

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