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Milestone on N side of A4230

A Grade II Listed Building in Neath, Neath Port Talbot

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6606 / 51°39'38"N

Longitude: -3.8516 / 3°51'5"W

OS Eastings: 272028

OS Northings: 197384

OS Grid: SS720973

Mapcode National: GBR H0.6RXK

Mapcode Global: VH4K5.6J69

Entry Name: Milestone on N side of A4230

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Last Amended: 29 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23071

Building Class: Transport

Location: Set back on the N side of New Road S of its junction with Railway Terrace/Brookville Drive and on the N side of a railway overbridge.

County: Neath Port Talbot

Community: Coedffranc (Coed-ffranc)

Community: Coedffranc

Locality: Skewen

Built-Up Area: Neath

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably erected in the mid C19 and first shown on the 1877 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A dressed milestone with segmental top and engraved letters reading: WESTERN/DISTRICT/NEATH/2/SWANSEA/6/MILES/HAMLET/OF COEDFRANK

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as illustrative of transport history in the area.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II New Road Overbridge
    In Skewen, on New Road, near its junction with Dynevor Way and Railway Terrace/Brookville Drive.
  • II Hermon Chapel
    Set back behind a railed forecourt facing N to an unmetalled road on the W side of Winifred Road.
  • II Bethania Chapel
    Set back from and above the road behind a grassed forecourt with railings to the street.
  • II New Road Methodist Church
    Facing New Road (A4230) towards the W side of Skewen village.
  • II Tabernacle Chapel Hall
    Situated directly opposite Tabernacle Chapel.
  • II Tabernacle Chapel
    Facing the street running from the S side of the A4230 through the village.
  • II Horeb Chapel
    Centrally located in the village facing the main A4230; Bethlehem Road to rear.
  • II Gorphwysfa Chapel
    Set back from the street behind forecourt gates and railings W of the junction with Drymau Road.

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