A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys
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Latitude: 52.5237 / 52°31'25"N
Longitude: -3.0737 / 3°4'25"W
OS Eastings: 327246
OS Northings: 292304
OS Grid: SO272923
Mapcode National: GBR B3.G1Y2
Mapcode Global: VH75P.NTXP
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 1 October 1996
Last Amended: 1 October 1996
Source ID: 17363
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on the N side of the B 4385 in the grass verge
Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
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 rim. The stonework above the plate is also white painted, and there is an inscribed bench mark below it. The plate displays letters in relief, which read:
Mt,Gomery 4 1/2
Bps, Castle. 4
Reasons for Listing
Listed as a well preserved milestone characteristic of turnpike roads. Association with other milestones and a toll house along the B4385.
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