Full Report for Listed Buildings


Summary Description of a Listed Buildings


Reference Number
13407
Building Number
 
Grade
II  
Status
Designated  
Date of Designation
24/10/1980  
Date of Amendment
23/07/2003  
Name of Property
Milepost on north-east side of A48, opposite to Twmpath Farm  
Address
 

Location


Unitary Authority
Vale of Glamorgan  
Community
Colwinston  
Town
Bridgend  
Locality
Colwinston  
Easting
295596  
Northing
176198  
Street Side
 
Location
On north-east side of A48, opposite to Twmpath Farm and the junction to Colwinston village.  

Description


Broad Class
Transport  
Period
 

History
Dated 1835 and erected by the Cowbridge District Turnpike Trust  

Exterior
Ornately moulded cast-iron milepost in Gothic style, one of a series on the A48 to the West of Cardiff. Rectangular panels at the base, the lower one with date '1835' and the upper one with the words 'Colwinston Parish'. Behind and above this, a tall crowning tablet with rounded head and the inscription 'Cowbridge District' at the top. Two pointed panels protrude from the lower part of this tablet, the left hand one inscribed 'To Cowbridge 3' and the right hand one inscribed 'To Bridgend 4'. A segmental panel inscribed 'London 173' below these and above rectangular panels at base. See similar listed mileposts in City of Cardiff, namely, in Cowbridge Road East and West and in the Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans.  

Interior
 

Reason for designation
Included as a particularly elaborate turnpike milepost which is one of a series on the A48.  

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