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Milestone on A477 at Llanddowror

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddowror, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8028 / 51°48'10"N

Longitude: -4.5304 / 4°31'49"W

OS Eastings: 225627

OS Northings: 214604

OS Grid: SN256146

Mapcode National: GBR D5.XLWL

Mapcode Global: VH2P3.FY9B

Entry Name: Milestone on A477 at Llanddowror

Listing Date: 9 March 2001

Last Amended: 9 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24955

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the W side of the A477 attached to front wall of 'Mile End' near the centre of the village of Llandowror.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Llanddowror

Community: Llanddowror

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 attached to front wall of house. Canted front with two triangular-headed faces. On left: '11 miles to Carmarthen. Moss & Sons 1838'. On right : '22 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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