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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Garmon, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0587 / 53°3'31"N

Longitude: -3.756 / 3°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 282410

OS Northings: 352714

OS Grid: SH824527

Mapcode National: GBR 66.C62Y

Mapcode Global: WH66B.8CNZ

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 11 August 1997

Last Amended: 11 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18789

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the roadside some 200m NW of Pont Rhydlanfair; in front of a hedge.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Garmon

Community: Bro Garmon

Locality: Pont Rhydlanfair

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Milestone erected c1815 as part of the new London to Holyhead road improvements (now the A5), designed and implemented by Thomas Telford, engineer.

Exterior

Tapered milestone of dressed and tooled stone, with chamfered base and edges, and triangular head. Inset cast iron plaque with, in raised lettering: 'Holyhead 48, Capel Curig 8M - 5F, Cernioge 5M - 6F'; no foundry marks visible.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as one of the original milestones of Telford's important London to Holyhead road.

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