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Milestone on A483

A Grade II Listed Building in Disserth and Trecoed, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2235 / 52°13'24"N

Longitude: -3.3887 / 3°23'19"W

OS Eastings: 305238

OS Northings: 259273

OS Grid: SO052592

Mapcode National: GBR YP.222H

Mapcode Global: VH69M.6CXT

Entry Name: Milestone on A483

Listing Date: 29 November 2004

Last Amended: 29 November 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83350

Location: Approximately 600m N of Howey village.

County: Powys

Community: Disserth and Trecoed (Dyserth a Thre-coed)

Community: Disserth and Trecoed

Locality: Howey

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

A milestone probably erected in 1759 (the date is on another milestone in the series).

Exterior

A roughly hewn stone block inscribed, in black-painted letters, 'To ye WELLS' and 'To BUILTH 6M'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as part of a series of well-preserved C18 milestones on the A483 between Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tyn-y-Rhos
    Set back from and below the road; approximately half a mile from the town centre.
  • II Howey Hall
    In its own grounds approximately 250m NW of Howey village, on the W side of the A483.
  • II Llandrindod Hall
    Approximately 1/2 miles south-east of the town centre on the edge of the golf course. Below and to
  • II Bryn-y-groes
    Approximately 1km SE of Howey village, reached by track on the N side of a minor road between Crossw
  • II Pair of milestones on A483
    Approximately 0.9km S of Howey village and immediately S of Llwynbrain Villas.
  • II Long Barn Range at Llandrindod Hall
    Situated north-east of Llandrindod Hall, and forming the eastern side of the farmyard.

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