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Milestone to S of Eglwys Fach

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysgubor-y-coed, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5405 / 52°32'25"N

Longitude: -3.9396 / 3°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 268557

OS Northings: 295391

OS Grid: SN685953

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.F4MZ

Mapcode Global: VH4DV.NDPT

Entry Name: Milestone to S of Eglwys Fach

Listing Date: 23 November 2004

Last Amended: 23 November 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83265

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated some 100m SSW of lychgate to churchyard.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Ysgubor-y-coed

Community: Ysgubor-y-Coed

Locality: Eglwys Fach

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

C19 milestone on main coast road. Turnpike trust established 1770, road to Machynlleth improved in 1780s. There was a toll-gate at Garreg.

Exterior

Milestone, whitewashed stone, round-headed with 'Aberystwyth 12 Miles' (19.32km) in C19 capital letters. Benchmark added.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its historical interest as a C19 milestone on this former turnpike road.

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