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Milestone between Crosshands and Tumble

A Grade II Listed Building in Pen-y-groes, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7903 / 51°47'25"N

Longitude: -4.098 / 4°5'52"W

OS Eastings: 255401

OS Northings: 212263

OS Grid: SN554122

Mapcode National: GBR DR.YD4G

Mapcode Global: VH4JF.X8FD

Entry Name: Milestone between Crosshands and Tumble

Listing Date: 12 January 1999

Last Amended: 12 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21087

Building Class: Transport

Location: 850m south-west of Crosshands crossroads.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llannon (Llan-non)

Community: Llannon

Locality: Crosshands Village

Built-Up Area: Pen-y-groes

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

The road from Llandeilo to Llannon was part of the Three Commotts Turnpike Trust system established in the late C18.

Exterior

Late C18 milestone of limestone bearing the lettering: "From / Llandilo / 9 Miles / To / Llanelly / 8 1/2". The stone is about 500mm high by about 350mm wide, and about 150mm in thickness. The top is roughly rounded.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a late C18 milestone of characteristic local type.

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