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Latitude: 51.5913 / 51°35'28"N
Longitude: -3.0426 / 3°2'33"W
OS Eastings: 327869
OS Northings: 188568
OS Grid: ST278885
Mapcode National: GBR J3.BZ8T
Mapcode Global: VH7BC.68VF
Entry Name: Milepost on Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
Listing Date: 23 July 2003
Last Amended: 23 July 2003
Source ID: 81341
Building Class: Transport
Location: On the N side of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal just W of Cefn canal bridge.
Community: Rogerstone (Tŷ-du)
Built-Up Area: Newport
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Late C18 or early C19 cast iron milepost on the Crumlin branch of the Monmouthshire Canal. Built by Thomas Dadford Junior 1792-9, the canal ran between Newport and Pontnewynydd, with this branch between Crindau and Crumlin. This milepost has been resited having probably been orginally located near Culvert Cottage to the W.
Milepost, black painted cast iron, approximately 85cm high. Large circle with raised lettering in centre with raised lettering above and below. Rectangle with raised lettering at ground level. Lettering and raised surrounds are white painted and read from top 'POTTER STREET LOCK 4 MILES M.C.Co.'.
Included for historic transport interest on a canal which was a prime factor in the industrial development of the Gwent Valleys.
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