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Milepost on Colby Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.689 / 51°41'20"N

Longitude: -4.2387 / 4°14'19"W

OS Eastings: 245347

OS Northings: 201284

OS Grid: SN453012

Mapcode National: GBR GR.CL0F

Mapcode Global: VH3M9.HT03

Entry Name: Milepost on Colby Road

Listing Date: 25 November 2003

Last Amended: 25 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82068

Location: On the E side of Bramble Lodge, almost opposite the junction with the B4311 (Church Road).

County: Carmarthenshire

Communities: Pembrey and Burry Port Town (Pembre a Phorth Tywyn)

Community: Cefn Sidan

Locality: Burry Port

Built-Up Area: Burry Port

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

A late C19 milepost, one of a series on the Llanelly to Kidwelly road cast by Glanmor Foundry Company of Llanelli, and shown on the 1880 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A V-shaped cast iron milepost with ramped top, painted white, on a square plinth. It reads, in raised letters and numerals painted black, 'To Llanelly 3½ miles' on one face, and on the other 'To Kidwelly 6 miles' and 'Carmarthen 15'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as one of a series of well-preserved mileposts on the A484.

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