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Milestone on B4300

A Grade II Listed Building in Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8685 / 51°52'6"N

Longitude: -4.0219 / 4°1'18"W

OS Eastings: 260886

OS Northings: 220815

OS Grid: SN608208

Mapcode National: GBR DV.SF0F

Mapcode Global: VH4J3.79MF

Entry Name: Milestone on B4300

Listing Date: 24 November 1998

Last Amended: 24 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20909

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on S side of B4300 some 2km W of Ffairfach, and some 250m W of East Lodge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandeilo

Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen (Dyffryn Cennen)

Community: Cyngor Bro Dyffryn Cennen

Locality: Ffairfach

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Milestone probably of early C19 on former Carmarthen to Llandeilo turnpike road.

Exterior

Milestone probably early C19, whitewashed stone with black painted incised inscription, finely carved, reading 'From Carmarthen 13 Miles To Llandilo 1 3/4 th'.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-lettered milestone reflecting the transport history of the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II East Lodge
    Situated some 1.5 km E of Ffairfach on the S side of the Llanarthne road, B4300.
  • I Old Dynevor Castle
    Set high on a rocky, wooded ridge above Afon Tywi with exceptional, picturesque views to the castle
  • II Pont-y-wern
    In park landscape about 500m to the east of Golden Grove, carrying the private drive from the East
  • II North Lodge
    On the B4300 at the north entrance to Golden Grove park, 1 km north of the Mansion.
  • II Eagle Lodge
    Within the park of Golden Grove, about 400m south of the North Lodge, to the north side of the drive
  • II Garden Wall of the Former Mansion
    Near the site of the old Golden Grove mansion, about 300m south of the North Lodge, extending from n
  • II Deer Abbatoir in Park to S of Dynevor Castle (Newton House)
    On E bank of small stream below the (late Cl9) keeper's cottages
  • II Penycoed
    Situated S of A 476, some 700m SW of Ffairfach, on rise overlooking Towy.

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