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Milestone near Maesllanwrthwl

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0175 / 52°1'3"N

Longitude: -3.961 / 3°57'39"W

OS Eastings: 265525

OS Northings: 237273

OS Grid: SN655372

Mapcode National: GBR DX.H43L

Mapcode Global: VH4HC.9K96

Entry Name: Milestone near Maesllanwrthwl

Listing Date: 2 August 1995

Last Amended: 2 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16243

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on E side of B4032, some 100m N of Maesllanwrthwl opposite the junction to Llansawel. Slightly projecting before hedge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Locality: Crugybar

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Early C19 milestone. This section of the B4302 was maintained by the Llandovery and Lampeter Turnpike Trust which received its act in 1778.

Exterior

Milestone standing approximately 60cm high. The top has been slightly chipped. Inscription reads:-

" TO LLANDEILO 11 MILES. TO LLANSAWEL [2.5] MILES "

Reasons for Listing

Early C19 milestone in an area where many other examples have disappeared.

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