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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.817 / 52°49'1"N

Longitude: -4.6379 / 4°38'16"W

OS Eastings: 222327

OS Northings: 327649

OS Grid: SH223276

Mapcode National: GBR 51.VMT7

Mapcode Global: WH33N.QGN7

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20031

Building Class: Transport

Location: Set into corner of driveway at Rhiwlas, some 350m W of Rhiw on S side of road to Aberdaron

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Rhiw

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Milestone, possibly early C19, of a primitive type marked with initial letters only. There are others of this type at Uwchmynydd and Aberdaron (qq.v.), Nanhoron (Llanengan) and Penllech (Tudweiliog).

Exterior

Milestone, rough granite boulder rounded at top and inscribed 'P 11 A 3 1/4', the initials for Pwllheli and Aberdaron.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a group of early milestones on the Llyn.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pigsty at Bwlch-y-garreg
    Situated by entry to front yard of Bwlch-y-garreg, just W of Rhiw crossroads.
  • II Bwlch-y-garreg
    Situated on N side of road to Aberdaron some 60m W of Rhiw crossroads.
  • II Goose-shelter at Bwlch-y-garreg
    Set into earth bank to E of outbuildings at Bwlch-y-garreg.
  • II Ty Capel Nebo
    Situated attached to right side of Capel Nebo in Rhiw village.
  • II Capel Nebo
    Situated in Rhiw village about 150 m W of crossroads.
  • II Pwllmelyn
    Situated at upper end of Rhiw village, on E side of T-junction with upper road from Rhiw church.
  • II Pen-yr-ogof
    Situated on E side of Mynydd y Graig, high over Porth Neigwl bay, reached by footpath from Penybwlch in Rhiw village.
  • II Syntir
    Situated on steep slope above Porth Neigwl, some 500m down footpath from Penygroes in Rhiw village.

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