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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7367 / 52°44'12"N

Longitude: -3.9576 / 3°57'27"W

OS Eastings: 267925

OS Northings: 317253

OS Grid: SH679172

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.0L6Z

Mapcode Global: WH56N.5GPS

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15590

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated at the side of the road against a rubble wall 60m NE of the Pont Abergwynant.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Abergwynant

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

A second half C19 cast iron milepost with triangular profile; the E face has, in raised lettering: Towyn 16, the W, Dolgelley 3. No visible foundry marks.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its local historic interest as a surviving C19 milepost.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cabab Cader Idris
    Located to the E of a lane running N-S to Kings (Youth Hostel), leading S off the main road (A 493)
  • II Ty'r Ysgol
    Located to the E of a lane running N-S to Kings (Youth Hostel), leading S off the main road (A 493)
  • II Barn at Cae Einion
    Located 100m to the NE of Cae Einion farmhouse, behind a further C19 barn; set into the gentle slope
  • II Cae Einion Farmhouse
    Located on a hillside 0.25km from Pont Kings; accessed via a long farm track leading NW off a metall
  • II Galestra Farmhouse including attached Byre
    Located on a hillside 0.25km from Pont Kings; accessed via a longfarm track leading NW off a metalle
  • II Penamen House
    Prominently situated on a rocky knoll overlooking the Mawddach estuary and reached via a drive from
  • II Barn at Hafod Dywyll
    Located 50 m NW of Hafod Dywyll farmhouse against the slope of the hill.
  • II Old Cottage at Penamen House
    Situated immediately below the A493 to the SE of Penmaen house.

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