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Pair of milestones on A483

A Grade II Listed Building in Disserth and Trecoed (Dyserth a Thre-coed), Powys

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Latitude: 52.1985 / 52°11'54"N

Longitude: -3.4007 / 3°24'2"W

OS Eastings: 304361

OS Northings: 256512

OS Grid: SO043565

Mapcode National: GBR YN.3R2G

Mapcode Global: VH69T.00JF

Entry Name: Pair of milestones on A483

Listing Date: 29 November 2004

Last Amended: 29 November 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83351

Location: Approximately 2.3km SSW of Howey.

County: Powys

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

Community: Disserth and Trecoed

Locality: Brynsadwrn

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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A milestone probably erected in 1759 (the date is on another milestone in the series). A second milestone was added immediately beside it in the C19 which is shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey.


A roughly hewn stone block with the inscription, 'To the WELLS 3 Ms', 'BUILTH IV'. To its R is a freestone marker with rounded top, painted white, inscribed in black letters 'Builth 4 miles' and 'Newtown 30'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as part of a series of well-preserved C18 and C19 milestones on the A483 between Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milestone on A483
    Immediately N of Brynsadwrn Bridge, approximately 3.5km SSW of Howey.
  • II Pair of milestones on A483
    Approximately 0.9km S of Howey village and immediately S of Llwynbrain Villas.
  • II Barn and cow house at Tyncoed
    On the E side of the farmhouse
  • II Tyncoed
    On the W side of a minor road linking the A470 and the A483, approximately 3.8km SW of Howey
  • II Bryn-y-groes
    Approximately 1km SE of Howey village, reached by track on the N side of a minor road between Crossway and Betws Diserth.

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