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Milestone on A483

A Grade II Listed Building in Builth Wells, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1603 / 52°9'37"N

Longitude: -3.3985 / 3°23'54"W

OS Eastings: 304432

OS Northings: 252256

OS Grid: SO044522

Mapcode National: GBR YN.65MZ

Mapcode Global: VH69T.1YQT

Entry Name: Milestone on A483

Listing Date: 18 February 2005

Last Amended: 18 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83719

Location: Opposite the NE end of the Royal Welsh Showground approximately 0.6km NNW of Llanelwedd church.

County: Powys

Community: Llanelwedd

Community: Llanelwedd

Built-Up Area: Builth Wells

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 boulder painted white, inscribed in black painted letters, of which the lower part is probably now buried. It reads 'To the Wells 6M' and 'to Builth ...'.

Reasons for Listing

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

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