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Milestone near Picnic Site

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyfriog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0466 / 52°2'47"N

Longitude: -4.4792 / 4°28'45"W

OS Eastings: 230081

OS Northings: 241592

OS Grid: SN300415

Mapcode National: GBR D7.F7LS

Mapcode Global: VH3KF.9TWF

Entry Name: Milestone near Picnic Site

Listing Date: 4 June 1996

Last Amended: 4 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17599

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on S side of B4333, E of turning into picnic site. Freestanding.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llandyfriog

Locality: Adpar

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19 milestone. This section of road was maintained by the Cardigan Turnpike Trust, which received its first Act in 1770.

Exterior

White painted milestone standing approximately 60cm high. Inscription with bench-mark underneath reads:

TO
CARDIGAN
9 MILES

Reasons for Listing

Included as a survival of early road transport history.

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