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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5285 / 52°31'42"N

Longitude: -3.0945 / 3°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 325845

OS Northings: 292851

OS Grid: SO258928

Mapcode National: GBR B2.FW7W

Mapcode Global: VH75P.9QX1

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17360

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the N side of the B4385 in the grass verge in Mellington.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Locality: Mellington

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

C18. Rectangular, sandstone upright with rounded top. A cast iron plate also with rounded head is fixed to the front face. It is painted white and has a rounded, black painted rim. The stonework above is also painted white. There is an inscribed bench mark below it. The plate displays letters in relief and in capitals, which read:
Miles
From
MT,Gomery 31/2
BPS, Castle. 5

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved milestone characteristic of turnpike roads. Association with other milestones and a toll house along the B4385.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Mellington Gatehouse
    Located at the junction of the B4385 and the lane to Bacheldre in a low lying position close to the River Camlad. Offa's Dyke runs immediately to its W.
  • II Lower Mellington Farmhouse
    Located in low-lying pasture land, and accessed from a long track leading S from the A489, which crosses the River Caebitra. C18 and C19 farm buildings are situated to the N including a masonry stabl
  • II The Old Courthouse
    On the S side of the B4385 at a staggered junction with a lane to Cwm and Wernddu Lane. The gable of the house fronts the road. There is a garden to the E of the house and a courtyard beyond surroun
  • II Mellington Hall
    Located in a landscaped parkland setting with excellent views of the surrounding countryside. The hall is approached by a long driveway, entered through a gatehouse and with iron gates closer to the
  • II Brompton Hall
    Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15
  • II* The Lack
    Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15
  • II Milestone at Ngr So 2463 9319
    Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15
  • II Pentrehyling House
    Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

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