A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.032 / 53°1'55"N
Longitude: -4.2885 / 4°17'18"W
OS Eastings: 246636
OS Northings: 350755
OS Grid: SH466507
Mapcode National: GBR 5H.F2PZ
Mapcode Global: WH440.314X
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 21 July 2000
Last Amended: 21 July 2000
Source ID: 23711
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on the east side of the A 487 approximately 1.6km south of Llanllyfni; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
One of a series of milestones set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.
Slate-stone with simple chamfered top edge set in boundary wall. Inscribed "MILES" to top right corner with below in descending order "CARNARVON 8/ PENYGROES 1 5/8/ LLANLLYFNI 1/ TREMADOC 11".
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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