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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9504

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated roughly midway down Monument Hill.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

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.

Exterior

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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