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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannor, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9259 / 52°55'33"N

Longitude: -4.4021 / 4°24'7"W

OS Eastings: 238621

OS Northings: 339205

OS Grid: SH386392

Mapcode National: GBR 5B.MR40

Mapcode Global: WH44B.BQZ8

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 8 February 1999

Last Amended: 8 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21329

Building Class: Transport

Location: The milestone stands in the road verge near the junction of the drive to Hendrefeinwas and the main road, E of its junction with the road from Abererch.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llannor

Community: Llannor

Locality: Rhos-fawr

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The E-W road through the centre of the Lleyn peninsular was turnpiked following the Porthdinllaen Turnpike Trust Act of 1808. This group of surviving milestones were probably erected in 1808 or the following year.

Exterior

A rectangular slate slab, 460mm wide and 74mmk thick, with the upper corners angled, comprehensively inscribed with deeply cut lettering reading: PORTHDINLLEYN 8 MLS; NEVIN 7, FOURCROSSES 1, CHWILOG 3, CRICCIETH 7 1/2, PORTMADOC 12 1/2, EDERN 7 1/2.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of the characteristic local type of milestone on this major inland route.

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