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Milstone near Ynysau-Uchaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.045 / 52°2'41"N

Longitude: -3.9566 / 3°57'23"W

OS Eastings: 265914

OS Northings: 240313

OS Grid: SN659403

Mapcode National: GBR DX.FC7B

Mapcode Global: VH4H5.CVPQ

Entry Name: Milstone near Ynysau-Uchaf

Listing Date: 2 August 1995

Last Amended: 2 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16252

Building Class: Transport

Location: Stands on E side of A482, E of Ynysau-uchaf and immediately S of junction to Cwrt-y-cadno. Prominently sited on wide verge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Locality: Pumpsaint

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Late C18 milestone. This section of the A482 was maintained by the Llandovery and Lampeter Turnpike Trust which received its Act in 1778.

Exterior

Description: Milestone standing approximately 60 cm high. Inscription with bench-mark below reads:-

" 12 MILES TO LLANDOVERY "

Reasons for Listing

Prominent early milestone. Several other local examples have disappeared.

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