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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Pennal, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5993 / 52°35'57"N

Longitude: -3.8617 / 3°51'42"W

OS Eastings: 274005

OS Northings: 301792

OS Grid: SH740017

Mapcode National: GBR 91.9CV0

Mapcode Global: WH578.NX9Q

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 25 May 2000

Last Amended: 25 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23326

Building Class: Transport

Location: The milestone is set back in the bank of the garden retaining wall of Penrhyn-Dyfi.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Machynlleth

Community: Pennal

Community: Pennal

Locality: Penrhyn-Dyfi

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The milestone probably dates from the earlier calibration of the turnpike route from Machynlleth to Tywyn in the late C18.

Exterior

A very simple milestone consisting of a squared slab of stone with an angled top, whitewashed, and carrying the incised lettering Mach / 1 M.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a series of simple turnpike milestones on the roads running W and N of the Pont-ar-ddyfi.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Range at Penrhyn-dyfi
    The range of farm buildings lies immediately W of the main house, and provides a wall to the front garden on this side.
  • II Penrhyn-Dyfi
    The house stands prominently on a bank overlooking the road and the estuary of the Dovey, approximately 450m W of the Pont-ar-ddyfi.
  • II Pigsty Range at Penrhyn-dyfi
    The pigsty range is set at right angles at the N end of the long cowhouse range, NW of the house.
  • II Pen-y-bont Cottages
    On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.
  • II Dovey Cottage, Pen-y-bont Cottages
    On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.
  • II Pen-y-bont Cottages
    On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.
  • II* Pont-ar-Dyfi (Partly in Corris community)
    Spanning the River Dyfi to N of the town, linking Powys with Gwynedd, Montgomeryshire with Meirioneth.
  • II Pen-y-bont Cottages
    On the N bridgehead of the Pont-ar-Ddyfi facing S across the river towards Machynlleth.

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