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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannor, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8954 / 52°53'43"N

Longitude: -4.4554 / 4°27'19"W

OS Eastings: 234923

OS Northings: 335928

OS Grid: SH349359

Mapcode National: GBR 58.PQ5S

Mapcode Global: WH44H.JHL5

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 8 February 1999

Last Amended: 8 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21330

Building Class: Transport

Location: The milestone is at the W edge of the village of Efailnewydd, near the junction of a minor road running N to Bodfel.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llannor

Community: Llannor

Locality: Efailnewydd

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The milestone is one of a series of such milestones erected by the Porthdinllaen Turnpike Trust on the road from Pwllheli to the W, probably shortly after 1802-1808 following the Turnpike Acts for Caernarfonshire.

Exterior

A well finished slate slab, 460mm wide and 74mm thick, with angled upper corners, deeply incribed in bold letters, reading: MLS PWLLHELI 2, SARN 9, ABERDARON 15.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an example of an early C19 milestone of characteristically local type in an excellent state of preservation.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Rhyd-hir
    The bridge carries the road running W from Efailnewydd over the Afon Rhyd-hir valley.
  • II* Plas Bodegroes
    The house stands in its own parkland and gardens, reached by a driveway from Bodegroes Lodge on the main road from Pwllheli to the NW.
  • II Goetre Farmhouse, with attached farm building
    The farm lies back from the main road running NW from Pwllheli, almost opposite Bodegroes Lodge.
  • II Pont Bodfel
    The bridge carries the major road N from Pwllheli to Nefyn over the Afon Rhyd-hir, some 900m N of Efailnewydd.
  • II Cefn Mine
    The house stands in its own grounds, and is approached by a driveway off the road running S from the crossroads, NE of Efailnewydd.
  • II Bodfel-bach
    The former farmhouse is located in the SE angle of the crossroads NW of Efailnewydd.
  • II* Bodfel
    Bodfel stands to the NW of Efailnewydd, approached by a minor road running due N, approximately 400m N of Pont Bodfel.
  • II Pont Pensarn (partly in Pwllheli Community)
    The bridge carries the road from Efailnewydd over the Afon Rhyd-hir into the N part of Pwllheli, forming the boundary of the communities of Llannor and Pwllheli.

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