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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Penygroes, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0586 / 53°3'30"N

Longitude: -4.2813 / 4°16'52"W

OS Eastings: 247210

OS Northings: 353691

OS Grid: SH472536

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.CBH1

Mapcode Global: WH43T.6DJ2

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23696

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the east side of the A 487 on the northern edge of Penygroes; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Penygroes

Built-Up Area: Penygroes

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The very plain and simple form of the milestone and the style of its lettering suggest that it may be slightly earlier than the others on the same road to the south. The turnpike road was first established in the 1820s.

Exterior

Plain rectangular slate-stone set in boundary wall. Inscribed "TO CARNARVON 6 ML/ TREMADOC 13 ML".

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a turnpike road milestone, one of the first to be erected on this stretch of road.

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