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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws Garmon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0558 / 53°3'20"N

Longitude: -4.135 / 4°8'5"W

OS Eastings: 257008

OS Northings: 353075

OS Grid: SH570530

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.CJ1T

Mapcode Global: WH550.GG67

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21286

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the east side of the A 4085 at the northern end of Rhyd-Ddu; set within a low rubblestone field boundary wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Betws Garmon

Community: Betws Garmon

Locality: Rhyd-Ddu

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

One of a series of milestones set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.

Exterior

Early to mid-C19 milestone relating to the turnpike road first established in the 1820s. Slate-stone with simple chamfered top edge. Inscribed in descending order "BEDDGELERT 4/ WAENFAWR 5 1/4/ CARNARVON 9".

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of a characteristic local type.

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