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Latitude: 52.9202 / 52°55'12"N
Longitude: -4.332 / 4°19'55"W
OS Eastings: 243316
OS Northings: 338416
OS Grid: SH433384
Mapcode National: GBR 5F.N44R
Mapcode Global: WH44C.FVDN
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 31 March 1999
Last Amended: 31 March 1999
Source ID: 21605
Building Class: Transport
Location: The milestone is on the N side of the Chwilog village street, standing against the wall of a house known as Tegfan.
Built-Up Area: Chwilog
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Milestones were erected by the trustees along the Turnpike road from Tremadoc to Porthdinllaen following the Act setting up the Porthdinllaen Turnpike Trust in 1808, part of the proposed new connection between Britain and Ireland.
Standard Porthdinllaen turnpike milestone, consisting of a slate slab 7.5cm thick and 46cm wide, with the upper corners angled, and inscribed with deeply cut lettering reading: MILES / PORTHDINLLEYN 11 / NEVIN 10 / FOURCROSSES 2 / CRICCIETH 4 1/2 / PORTMADOG 9 1/2 / EDERN 10 1/2.
Included as one well preserved milestone in the series erected by Porthdinllaen Turnpike Trust on the planned road to Ireland.
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