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Milepost on W side of B4337

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Ystrad, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1492 / 52°8'56"N

Longitude: -4.1589 / 4°9'31"W

OS Eastings: 252386

OS Northings: 252295

OS Grid: SN523522

Mapcode National: GBR DN.6P34

Mapcode Global: VH3K6.V7QS

Entry Name: Milepost on W side of B4337

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17438

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on W side of B4337, 1km NE of Cribyn.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Locality: Cribyn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid/late C19 cast-iron milepost made by the Eagle Foundry, Aberystwyth. This section of road was managed by the Aberystwyth Turnpike Trust, which was set up in 1770.

Exterior

Cast-iron milepost with two-faced angled front, bevelled to sloping top. Left side reads: "Temple Bar 2 Miles". Right side reads: "Llanybyther 6 Miles". Base signed: "Eagle Foundry Co., Aberystwyth".

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as a survival of early road transport history.

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