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Milestone on A44 S of Eisteddfa Gurig

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaenrheidol, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.435 / 52°26'5"N

Longitude: -3.7764 / 3°46'35"W

OS Eastings: 279329

OS Northings: 283375

OS Grid: SN793833

Mapcode National: GBR 95.MNTX

Mapcode Global: VH5BZ.H2D5

Entry Name: Milestone on A44 S of Eisteddfa Gurig

Listing Date: 25 November 2004

Last Amended: 25 November 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83335

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on W side of road about 800m S of Eisteddfa Gurig.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Blaenrheidol

Community: Blaenrheidol

Locality: Eisteddfa Gurig

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Milestone on turnpike road from Llangurig to Aberystwyth via Devil's Bridge, for which trust was established in 1770. This section of road became part of the new road of 1812 to Aberystwyth via Ponterwyd. This stone and the broken 13-mile stone have an older more elegant incised lettering, probably early C19.

Exterior

Milestone with curved top and inscription 'Aberystwyth 16 miles', the town name in capitals following curve.

Reasons for Listing

Included for transport historical interest as marking early turnpike route.

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