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Milestone near Adpar

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyfriog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.04 / 52°2'24"N

Longitude: -4.4626 / 4°27'45"W

OS Eastings: 231193

OS Northings: 240821

OS Grid: SN311408

Mapcode National: GBR D7.FRQ8

Mapcode Global: VH3KF.LZMH

Entry Name: Milestone near Adpar

Listing Date: 4 June 1996

Last Amended: 4 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17601

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on N side of A475, 0.3km E of Adpar, within retaining stone wall.

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 1m high. Inscription with bench-mark below reads:

TO
CARDIGAN
10 MILES

Reasons for Listing

Included as a survival of early road transport history.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Newcastle Emlyn Castle
    Sited on a peninsula of land to W of the town and almost surrounded by Afon Teifi. Pedestrian acces
  • II Castle House
    Situated at western end of Castle Street, adjoining entry to St John's Court.
  • II* The Bridge
    Situated between Newcastle Emlyn and Adpar, spanning Afon Teifi.
  • II* Newcastle Emlyn Bridge (Partly in Newcastle Emlyn community)
    Situated between Adpar and Newcastle Emlyn, spanning River Teifi (parish and old county boundary)
  • II Cartrefle
    Situated on street line in terraced row, between Emlyn Agricultural Soc and No 3, Bridge Street.
  • II Bronafon & Teifi Dene
    Situated on street line with front doors raised on terraces.
  • II Castle Antiques
    Situated on street line at end of terrace row facing over rear court of Market Buildings. Also know
  • II Bank House
    Situated on corner of Bridge Street and Market Place.

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