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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry (Ceri), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5289 / 52°31'43"N

Longitude: -3.1367 / 3°8'12"W

OS Eastings: 322985

OS Northings: 292942

OS Grid: SO229929

Mapcode National: GBR B0.FY55

Mapcode Global: VH686.LP4Q

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17284

Building Class: Transport

Location: Partly buried in the road verge, almost opposite the turning to Montgomery.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Locality: Cwm-Bromley

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

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Exterior

An C18 milestone consisting of a round topped slab of stone inscribed: [Bishop's Castle] 7 Miles. [Churchstoke] 2 [Miles]

The stone has since been partially defaced by two bench marks.

Reasons for Listing

Included as only surviving original milestone erected following the 'Montgomeryshire Acts' of 1769 and 1773, marking the mile spacing along the road from Newtown to Bishop's Castle.

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  • II Cwm-Bromley Farmhouse
    Located on the hilltop above the main A.483 Kerry to Churchstoke road, on the minor road to Montgomery.
  • II Christmas Cottage
    Located in the hamlet of Bacheldre immediately to the rear and at right angles to Bacheldre Farmhouse.
  • II Bacheldre House
    Located in the hamlet of Bacheldre opposite Bacheldre malthouse on low lying land. There is a courtyard to the front of the building, enclosed by a large L-shaped barn and a bakehouse to the rear.
  • II Bacheldre Barns
    Located in the hamlet of Bacheldre, enclosing the N and NE sides of the courtyard to the front of Bacheldre Farmhouse.
  • II Bacheldre Hall
    Located in the hamlet of Bacheldre close to Bacheldre Malthouse and Bacheldre Farmhouse on low lying ground. The house is fronted by a driveway and garden, with farm buildings to the S.
  • II Farm buildings at Gwern-y-go
    The farm buildings lie on the SE side and against the road from Kerry to Churchstoke, with the access to the farm on the SW side.
  • II Bacheldre Mill
    Located in a low lying position next to a stream which flows N into the River Caebitra. It stands in a yard at right angles to the miller's house, a double depth, masonry building with alterations, a
  • II Pentrehyling Farmhouse
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