National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009



Type Marker

     Milestone consisting of two cast-iron plates painted white of equal dimensions, each with its top pointed. The plates are butted together at 90 degrees, fixed to a solid backing but not fixed to each other.
          Taken from Cadw report: Milestone on one of the roads which were shown on the map in the 1844 Inquiry Report as managed by the Tavernspite Turnpike Trust. The Trust appears to be of c18 origin. It was controlled under an act of 1808. Following the Rebecca Riots all Pembrokeshire turnpike roads were taken over in 1845 by the County Roads Board. It was probably after this consolidation that the foundry of Joseph Marychurch, Haverfordwest, cast the plates for the milestones.


Raised lettering at base of east-facing plate: 14 / MILES / TO / HAVERFORDWEST Raised lettering at base of west-facing plate: 4 / MILES / 922 YARDS / TO / PEMBROKE

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Marychurch, Haverfordwest, Joseph Foundry

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Plate Cast-iron 69cm high x 39cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Fair
Surface condition
  • Metallic staining
Structural condition
  • Other
  • None
Road A4075
Precise location 1.5km NE of Carew village, opposite turning to Pisgah
A-Z ref None
OS ref SN054047
Date of design None
Year of unveiling c.1845
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care Pembrokeshire County Council
Listing status II
At risk? No known risk

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