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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17363

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the N side of the B 4385 in the grass verge

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Locality: Pentre

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

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:

Miles
From
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.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pentre House
    Located in the hamlet of Pentre, to the N of the B4385, near Pentre Farm.
  • II Pentre Mill
    Located on a track to the N of the B4385 in a slight hollow where a stream runs down the hillside towards the road and the river Camlad. Positioned slightly below Pentre Hall.
  • II The Meadows
    Located in low lying meadow land close to the River Camlad, accessed by a track leading off Wernddu Lane, a road of some antiquity linking Churchstoke with the Kerry Ridgeway.
  • II Pentre Hall
    Located along a track c 0.5km S of the B4385 in the hamlet of Pentre. The hall is situated amongst modern farm buildings.
  • 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 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 Milestone
    Located on the N side of the B4385 in the grass verge in Mellington.

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