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Latitude: 53.1391 / 53°8'20"N
Longitude: -4.0288 / 4°1'43"W
OS Eastings: 264387
OS Northings: 362136
OS Grid: SH643621
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.6CTK
Mapcode Global: WH54P.2CTC
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Last Amended: 9 March 2000
Source ID: 22922
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated on the eastern side of the A 5 approximately 320m south-east of Braich-ty-du; set directly on road partly built into low rubblestone field boundary wall.
Locality: Nant Ffrancon
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
One of a series of milestones erected on Thomas Telford's London to Holyhead road, which was established as a turnpike road between 1815 and 1830.
Limestone. A tapered post with chamfered edges and inset tapered top; cast-iron plate of same shape superscribed "HOLY-/ HEAD/ 33/ BANGOR/ 8/ C. CURIG/ 6M - 3F". Bench mark below cast-iron insert.
Included for its special historic interest as a turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of the distinctive type associated with Thomas Telford's nationally important turnpike road.
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