Milepost at High Street

Milepost at High Street

Information

Grade II
Date listed 29/01/1998
Nat Grid ref 28744 17979

Location:
Nearly opposite Ty Mawr on the North side of the main village thoroughfare.

History:
One of a series of cast iron mileposts erected 1830,s for the Bridgend Turnpike Trust. The road was first turnpiked in 1764.

Listed:
Included as good example of an elaborately detailed cast iron milepost.

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Fraser D E, The Development of the road System in Glamorgan up to 1884, unpublished thesis 1940.