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Milestone near Pont Llandeilo-yr-ynys

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8598 / 51°51'35"N

Longitude: -4.1884 / 4°11'18"W

OS Eastings: 249397

OS Northings: 220177

OS Grid: SN493201

Mapcode National: GBR DM.T1Q0

Mapcode Global: VH3LK.CJ34

Entry Name: Milestone near Pont Llandeilo-yr-ynys

Listing Date: 19 May 1999

Last Amended: 19 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21763

Building Class: Transport

Location: 100m south-east of Pont Llandeilo-yr-ynys

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Llanarthney (Llanarthne)

Community: Llanarthney

Locality: Pont Llandeilo-yr-ynys

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

The road through Llanarthney to Carmarthen was part of the Three Commotts Turnpike Trust system established in the late C18. The same trust became owners of the toll bridge at Llandeilo-yr-ynys, and no doubt erected this milestone on the link road.

Exterior

Late C18 milestone of limestone bearing the lettering: "From / Nantgaredig / 1 mile / To Porthyrhyd 3¾". The stone is about 500mm high by about 400mm wide, and about 150mm thick. The top is roughly rounded.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a late-C18 milestone of characteristic local type.

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