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Milestone S of Weig Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Caersws, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5249 / 52°31'29"N

Longitude: -3.4477 / 3°26'51"W

OS Eastings: 301874

OS Northings: 292877

OS Grid: SO018928

Mapcode National: GBR 9L.G5S8

Mapcode Global: VH681.6S5S

Entry Name: Milestone S of Weig Lane

Listing Date: 5 November 1996

Last Amended: 5 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17548

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the road verge, approximately 30m S of the junction with Wig Lane at Weig Lane railway crossing.

County: Powys

Community: Caersws (Caers┼Ás)

Community: Caersws

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The Newtown to Machynlleth road was managed by the First Division Turnpike Trust, established in 1779, and again in 1783. This section of the turnpike road appears to have been marked out with mile stones after the alteration of the route from Aberhafesp to that through Caersws.


A square sandstone pillar with a gabled top, elegantly inscribed on the face, NEWT / 7 / MACH / 21.

Reasons for Listing

A square sandstone pillar with a gabled top, elegantly inscribed on the face, NEWT / 7 / MACH / 21.

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