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A Grade II Listed Building in Chirk, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9311 / 52°55'51"N

Longitude: -3.0564 / 3°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 329086

OS Northings: 337595

OS Grid: SJ290375

Mapcode National: GBR 73.M838

Mapcode Global: WH89J.0LVB

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 29 July 1998

Last Amended: 29 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20212

Building Class: Transport

Location: The milestone is set against a wall at the rounded corner between the Holyhead Road and Castle Road, opposite the church.

County: Wrexham

Town: Wrexham

Community: Chirk (Y Waun)

Community: Chirk

Built-Up Area: Chirk

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The plate states it was placed in position by Wrexham District Council in 1894. The stone may be earlier and one of the various earlier series of turnpike milestones on the Holyhead Road.


A silicaceous stone with a rounded top and bearing a cast iron plate inscribed with raised lettering reading WREXHAM DISTRICT 1894 DCC, and below:

GLYN 6 8

Reasons for Listing

Included as a milestone of interest as it bears a plate of late C19 date giving the mileage in miles and furlongs.

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