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A Grade II Listed Building in Laleston, Bridgend

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Latitude: 51.5059 / 51°30'21"N

Longitude: -3.6232 / 3°37'23"W

OS Eastings: 287437

OS Northings: 179799

OS Grid: SS874797

Mapcode National: GBR HB.J9BS

Mapcode Global: VH5HJ.4DWY

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 29 January 1998

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19243

Building Class: Transport

Location: Nearly opposite Ty Mawr on the N side of the main village throughfare.

County: Bridgend

Community: Laleston (Trelales)

Community: Laleston

Built-Up Area: Trelales

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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One of a series of cast-iron mileposts erected 1830s for the Bridgend Turnpike Trust. The road was first turnpiked in 1764.


Cast-iron milepost with a mixture of Gothic and Classical detail, pointed arches to splayed sides with relief inscripions: 'To Bridgend 2' (left) and 'To Pyle 4' (right); semicircular arched head with keystone inscribed 'Bridgend District', moulded rectangular panel at base inscribed 'Laleston Parish', and round-arched panel above inscribed 'London 179'.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good example of an elaborately detailed cast-iron milepost.

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