A Grade II Listed Building in Dolbenmaen, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.9591 / 52°57'32"N
Longitude: -4.2106 / 4°12'38"W
OS Eastings: 251607
OS Northings: 342474
OS Grid: SH516424
Mapcode National: GBR 5L.KPMY
Mapcode Global: WH55C.9W6D
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 30 March 1999
Last Amended: 30 March 1999
Source ID: 21539
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on the N side of the old road from Portmadoc to Caernarfon and W of the track leading to Tyddyn Madyn.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Erected c1802-1808 following the turnpike acts for Caernarfonshire, for the turnpike trust controlling the road in this sector.
A square slab of local slate with the upper corners chamfered, set in the verge of the road, and inscribed CARNARVON 15 MILES / PENYGROES 8 5/8 / LLANLLYFNI 8 / TREMADOG 4.
Reasons for Listing
Included as the only surviving well preserved milestone along this road in the community; an important survival from the turnpike period.
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