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Mile Markers

Grade II listed building status, located on A473  High Street, Laleston, Bridgend.

A solid example of an elaborately detailed cast iron mile marker, 178 miles from London. It is a substantial cast iron mile marker, standing on Bryntirion Hill, A473 road, it is on the left of the road after the traffic lights going into Bridgend. The Newcastle Parish is a suburb of Bridgend, Wales, UK, Several of the remaining mile markers between Port Talbot & Bridgend carry the date of 1841.
There is a series of cast iron mile markers that were erected Circa: 1830,s for the Bridgend Turnpike Trust. The road was first turn piked in 1764.

Listed Reference:
Fraser D E, The Development of the road System in Glamorgan up to 1884, unpublished thesis 1940.

1936 Mile Marker in Caroline Street Bridgend Grade II listed.

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