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Milestone-Abergavenny 3

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanover, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7779 / 51°46'40"N

Longitude: -3.0062 / 3°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 330679

OS Northings: 209283

OS Grid: SO306092

Mapcode National: GBR F6.Z0YK

Mapcode Global: VH79D.VK3X

Entry Name: Milestone-Abergavenny 3

Listing Date: 9 December 2005

Last Amended: 9 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87173

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the east side of the A4052 by the junction with the minor road to the parish church and near the North Gate to Llanover Park.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Llanover (Llanofer)

Community: Llanover

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably c1821 and contemporary with the dated Llanellen Bridge, all built as part of the turnpiking of what is now A4052, the main road from Abergavenny to Pontypool.

Exterior

Plain standing milestone with ramped top. Inset cast iron plate with relief lettering ABERGAVENNY 3 PONTYPOOL 7.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as one of a series of early C19 turnpike milestones on the A4052 Abergavenny-Pontypool road.

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  • II Porth y Pentre
    On the east side of the A4052 at the north-western extremity of Llanover Park.
  • II Ochram Mill
    Reached from the main road by a lane to Ochram Farm; on southern boundary of the Community Council area. Set into the bank.
  • II Court Farm Buildings
    To S of Court Farmhouse and Court Farm Cottage, aligned E-W, with block at right angles to W running N towards farmhouse.
  • II Ty-coch, including attached Granary and Outhouse
    About 300m west of the A4052 on the north side of the minor road to Upper Llanover and Blaenavon.
  • II Barn and attached Stable at Ty-coch
    About 30m from the house across the yard.
  • II Bridge No. 84 Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
    The canal runs parallel to the A4052, separating Llanover village from Upper Llanover. It forms the eastern boundary of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The bridges are numbered from south to north
  • II Bridge No. 83 Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
    The canal runs parallel to the A4052, separating Llanover village from Upper Llanover. It forms the eastern boundary of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The bridges are numbered from south to north
  • II Bridge No. 85 Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
    The canal runs parallel to the A4052, separating Llanover village from Upper Llanover. It forms the eastern boundary of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The bridges are numbered from south to north

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