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Milestone on A481

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelwedd, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1624 / 52°9'44"N

Longitude: -3.3668 / 3°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 306603

OS Northings: 252453

OS Grid: SO066524

Mapcode National: GBR YQ.5TS0

Mapcode Global: VH69T.LXG5

Entry Name: Milestone on A481

Listing Date: 18 February 2005

Last Amended: 18 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83717

Location: By the road side, about 25m to E of junction with side road to Newhouse Farm.

County: Powys

Community: Llanelwedd

Community: Llanelwedd

Locality: Llanfaredd

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

A mid C19 mile marker shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A freestone mile marker with rounded top, painted white with black lettering. It reads 'Builth 2 Miles' and Kington 18 Miles'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as a well-preserved C19 milestone.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Old house at Gelli Cadwgan Farm
    Approximately 1.8km ENE of Builth Wells, set back from the A481 just W of its junction with the B4567.
  • II Maesbryncoch
    Reached along a track running SW from the junction with A481 diagonally opposite Hope Chapel. The side track to Maesbryncoch runs SE from a point midway between Neuadd fach and Tremaen.
  • II Bwlch y Trawspen
    Reached by a farm road N from A481 towards Rhiwlas. The track to Bwlch y Trawspen leaves midway along W side of the Upper Pentre to Rhiwlas section of track.
  • II Neuadd Fach, including attached farm building
    Reached along a track running SW from the junction with A481 diagonally opposite Hope Chapel. A short section of trackway leads S into the farmyard at Neuadd Fach.
  • II Barn at Neuadd Fach
    To SE of the farmhouse.
  • II Hope Chapel, attached house and vestry
    Situated on the N side of the A481 approximately 4.5km NE of Builth Wells towards Hundred House.

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