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Milestone NE of Rhos-goch

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyscummin, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7834 / 51°47'0"N

Longitude: -4.5822 / 4°34'56"W

OS Eastings: 221979

OS Northings: 212565

OS Grid: SN219125

Mapcode National: GBR D3.YS2Y

Mapcode Global: VH2P8.JFFQ

Entry Name: Milestone NE of Rhos-goch

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Last Amended: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24500

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the N side of the A477 some 1.5 km NE of Rhos-goch.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Eglwyscummin

Locality: Red Roses/Rhos Goch

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Milestone of 1838 on the Carmarthen to Pembroke Dock turnpike road, the cast-iron plaque cast by Moss & Sons of Carmarthen.

Exterior

Milestone, cast-iron plaque on stone or concrete, canted front with two triangular-headed faces. On left: '14 miles to Carmarthen. Moss & Sons 1838'. On right : '19 miles to Hobb's Point Moss & Sons 1838'.

Reasons for Listing

Included for transport historical interest, as part of the earlier C19 turnpike system.

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