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Milestone on A40 E of Halfway

A Grade II Listed Building in Llywel, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9768 / 51°58'36"N

Longitude: -3.6855 / 3°41'7"W

OS Eastings: 284329

OS Northings: 232263

OS Grid: SN843322

Mapcode National: GBR Y9.KLGJ

Mapcode Global: VH5F5.2KHZ

Entry Name: Milestone on A40 E of Halfway

Listing Date: 26 August 2005

Last Amended: 26 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85277

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on N side of A40 some 1.25 km SE of Halfway.

County: Powys

Community: Llywel

Locality: Cwmdwr

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Milestone probably of early C19 date on Brecon to Carmarthen turnpike.

Exterior

Milestone, painted stone with rounded top and incised letters 'To BRECON 15 Miles'.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an early milestone, of special historic transport interest.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Clos
    Situated on hillside to S of A 40, on side of lane running S from point about 2.5 km SE of Halfway.
  • II Milestone on A40 W of Llywel
    Situated on N side of A40 some 2 km NW of Llywel.
  • II Boundary stone on bridge
    Situated on S side of A40 set into parapet of rebuilt small bridge in Halfway village.

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