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Milepost on Dan Lan Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6892 / 51°41'21"N

Longitude: -4.2821 / 4°16'55"W

OS Eastings: 242350

OS Northings: 201407

OS Grid: SN423014

Mapcode National: GBR GQ.DLJS

Mapcode Global: VH3M8.QSLX

Entry Name: Milepost on Dan Lan Road

Listing Date: 25 November 2003

Last Amended: 25 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82069

Location: On a bridge over a former railway, approximately 500m WNW of the parish church.

County: Carmarthenshire

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

Community: Cefn Sidan

Locality: Pembrey

Built-Up Area: Pembrey

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 5½ miles' on one face, and on the other 'To Kidwelly 4 miles' and 'Carmarthen 13'.

Reasons for Listing

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

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