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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Waunfawr

Community: Waunfawr

Locality: Caeathro

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Early to mid-C19 milestone relating to the turnpike road first established in the 1820s.

Exterior

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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