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Mile Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7355 / 52°44'7"N

Longitude: -3.1985 / 3°11'54"W

OS Eastings: 319172

OS Northings: 315996

OS Grid: SJ191159

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.0M6B

Mapcode Global: WH798.VH2Q

Entry Name: Mile Post

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15992

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the road verge under the hedge, on the straight section of road across the valley between Pont Ysgawrhyd and Ystumcolwyn.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Pontysgawrhyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Mile post or marker, c.1820 for the Montgomeryshire Turnpike Trust.
Cast iron. Triangular plan with sloping top rising to rounded back plate.
Raised cast lettering reading, on SE face, LLANFYLLIN 5 - M; on NW face: WELSHPOOL 7 - M; and on backplate: LAKE VYRNWY / / 16 - M

Reasons for Listing

Included as the sole surviving mile marker on the Welshpool to Llanfyllin turnpiked road.

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