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Milepost on Gwscwm Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6887 / 51°41'19"N

Longitude: -4.26 / 4°15'36"W

OS Eastings: 243876

OS Northings: 201304

OS Grid: SN438013

Mapcode National: GBR GQ.WLDK

Mapcode Global: VH3M9.3TR9

Entry Name: Milepost on Gwscwm Road

Listing Date: 25 November 2003

Last Amended: 25 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82070

Location: Approximately 120m NW of the junction with Furnace Road.

County: Carmarthenshire

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

Community: Cefn Sidan

Locality: Furnace

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 4½ miles' on one face, and on the other 'To Kidwelly 5 miles' and 'Carmarthen 14'.

Reasons for Listing

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

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