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Mile marker opposite The Firs.

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Caereinion, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6473 / 52°38'50"N

Longitude: -3.2685 / 3°16'6"W

OS Eastings: 314273

OS Northings: 306257

OS Grid: SJ142062

Mapcode National: GBR 9V.67Y4

Mapcode Global: WH79M.RQRD

Entry Name: Mile marker opposite The Firs.

Listing Date: 13 June 1997

Last Amended: 13 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18487

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the road verge, on the southern road from Llanfair Caereinion to Castle Caereinion.

County: Powys

Town: Castle Caereinion

Community: Castle Caereinion (Castell Caereinion)

Community: Castle Caereinion

Locality: Byrwydd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Erected by the turnpike trust on the road from Castle Caereinion to Llanfair Caereinion.

Exterior

A cast iron mile marker of triangular section, the top sloping back to a half-round back plate. Inscribed on the left: CASTLE-C / 1 1/2; on the right: LLANFAIR / 2 1/2; and around the backplate: WELSHPOOL / 5.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the only surviving and well preserved mile marker on this, the earlier, turnpike from Castle Caereinion to Llanfair Caereinion.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Pren-dano
    Located on the W boundary of the Community, marching with Llanfair Caereinion, and carrying the lower road over a small tributary of the Afon Banwy.
  • II Pont Pren-dano
    Bridge over tributary of River Banwy at eastern boundary of parish, carrying B4385 road, 3km E of Llanfair Caereinion Church.

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