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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.721 / 52°43'15"N

Longitude: -3.996 / 3°59'45"W

OS Eastings: 265285

OS Northings: 315573

OS Grid: SH652155

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.1NRD

Mapcode Global: WH56M.LVCW

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15602

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated at the side of the road against a rubble wall diagonally opposite the former Ty'n-y-Coed quarry.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Garth Isaf

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 14, the W, Dolgelley 5. No visible foundry marks.

Reasons for Listing

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

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Secondary House at Garth Isaf
    Located to the rear (SW) of the main house at Garth Isaf and built against the slope of the ground to the NE; facing the Mawddach estuary.
  • II* Garth Isaf Farmhouse
    Located 0.5km NW of the main road in a hollow near the estuary and accessed via a long wooded track; raised up behind a dwarf-walled terrace, its E gable facing the former, disused road.
  • II Cottage at Garth Isaf
    Immediately to the N of the main house at Garth Isaf and set against the former, embanked road to the rear; sharing a small dwarf-walled terrace with the main house and with stepped, parapetted access
  • II Former Barn at Garth Isaf
    Located to the N of the main house, at the far end of the group at Garth Isaf and beyond a part-demolished former barn dated 1672.
  • II Cefn-Hir-Uchaf
    Located in the up-land area approximately 1km E of Arthog; immediately to the E of an unclassified mountain road leading E from Arthog Terrace to the Cragennen lakes.
  • II Ty'n-y-Coed
    Raised up behind the main road and overlooking Arthog and the Mawddach estury in its own wooded and landscaped park; accessed via a short drive off a lane running parallel behind the main road.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.

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