A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.1338 / 53°8'1"N
Longitude: -4.2512 / 4°15'4"W
OS Eastings: 249491
OS Northings: 361997
OS Grid: SH494619
Mapcode National: GBR 5J.6RS4
Mapcode Global: WH43F.NHTD
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 21 July 1999
Last Amended: 21 July 1999
Source ID: 22047
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) between Caeathro and Caernarfon; set in a low rubblestone field boundary wall.
Built-Up Area: Caernarfon
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Early to mid-C19 milestone relating to the turnpike road first established in the 1820s.
Slate-stone with simple chamfered top edge set in boundary wall. Inscribed "MILES" to top right corner with below "BEDDGELLERT 12/ RHYD-DDU 8/ WAENFAWR 2/ CARNARVON 1".
Reasons for Listing
Included for its special historic interest as a turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of a characteristic local type.
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