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A466 to Monmouth

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Milestones on the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth road via Tintern

These milestones indicate the miles to Chepstow

1 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 352254 194762
Modern OS Explorer Location 352256 194758
Actual found OS location 352256 194758
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Description Set into the Racecourse wall about 100yds above the Racecourse roundabout. Plate went missing just after Christmas 2001.
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2 Mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 351939 196297
Modern OS Explorer Location 351949 196295
Actual found OS location 351949 196295
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Description Set into the Chepstow Racecourse wall, a few yards from the former St Arvan's garage.
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3 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 352834 197237
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Description The lower Wyndcliffe picnic spot can be seen in the distance (towards Chepstow)
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4 mile Milestone OS Grid Reference
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1886 OS Location 353334 198337
Modern OS Explorer Location 353351 198330
Actual found OS location 353351 198330
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Description On the left in the photo, this milestone is on the left approaching Tintern, just after the entrance to Livox Quarry
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5 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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Description Originally fallen and almost buried under leaves and ivy. On the right verge just after leaving Tintern towards Chepstow.
Sometime in early 2011, it was re-erected with the front face (shown) reading "Chepstow 5". The left-hand face shows the distance to Monmouth.
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6 Milestone OS Grid Reference
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Modern OS Explorer Location SO531007
Actual found OS location SO531007
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Description Against the the wall of the Wye Valley Hotel in Tintern
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