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Milepost opposite Glanllyn Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Ystrad, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1613 / 52°9'40"N

Longitude: -4.1471 / 4°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 253231

OS Northings: 253616

OS Grid: SN532536

Mapcode National: GBR DN.5ZZW

Mapcode Global: VH4GH.2YG2

Entry Name: Milepost opposite Glanllyn Lodge

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17448

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on W side of B4337 opposite Glanllyn Lodge, 0.8km SW of Temple Bar.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Locality: Temple Bar

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 1 Mile". Right side reads: "Llanybyther 7 Miles".

Base signed:

"Eagle Foundry Co., Aberystwyth".

Reasons for Listing

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

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