A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.0922 / 53°5'31"N
Longitude: -4.0578 / 4°3'28"W
OS Eastings: 262295
OS Northings: 356980
OS Grid: SH622569
Mapcode National: GBR 5S.9BR3
Mapcode Global: WH54V.MJXS
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 28 May 1999
Last Amended: 28 May 1999
Source ID: 21839
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on the south side of the A 4086 in the Pass of Llanberis, near the junction of the road to Blaen-y-nant, about 1.5km south-east of Nant Peris.
Locality: Pass of Llanberis
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
One of a series of milestones set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1790s.
Late C18 milestone relating to the turnpike road established in the 1790s. Roughly-shaped round-headed slate stone set in rubblestone roadside boundary wall. Inscribed "C. CURIG/ 6 M. 5 1/2 F./ CARNARVON/ 11M."
Reasons for Listing
Included for its special historic turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of a characteristic local type.
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