A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
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Latitude: 51.8547 / 51°51'16"N
Longitude: -4.3224 / 4°19'20"W
OS Eastings: 240151
OS Northings: 219894
OS Grid: SN401198
Mapcode National: GBR DF.TBJ5
Mapcode Global: VH3LH.1N81
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 19 May 1981
Last Amended: 28 November 2003
Source ID: 9504
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated roughly midway down Monument Hill.
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Milestone on former turnpike road to Irish ferry at Pembroke Dock. Presumably earlier C19 after the ferry service opened from Hobbs Point to Waterford in the 1820s.
Tablet of stone with semi-elliptical head and with the following inscription: "To Hobbs Point 32 miles".
Reasons for Listing
Included for transport history interest as marking route for the Irish mail coach.
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No 8 and front railings
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No 29 Picton Terrace, including garden wall, railings and gates
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