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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0572 / 53°3'25"N

Longitude: -4.1938 / 4°11'37"W

OS Eastings: 253067

OS Northings: 353354

OS Grid: SH530533

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.CFQ4

Mapcode Global: WH54Z.KF44

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23714

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the north side of the B 4418 between Drws-y-coed and Nantlle; set in front of a rubblestone boundary wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nantlle

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

One of a series of milestones set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.

Exterior

Slate-stone with simple chamfered top edge set in field boundary wall. Inscribed "MILES" to top right corner with below in descending order "RHYD-DDU 3/ NANTLLE STATION 3/ PENYGROES 4". Some damage to upper left hand side of face.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of a characteristic local type.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Capel Drws-y-coed and Ty Capel
    Set in an isolated position at the foot of Craig y Bera on the north side of the B 4418, fronted by
  • II Bwthyn
    Located on the south side of the B 4418 at the foot of a rock face directly opposite the Chapel.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the north side of the B4418 directly opposite Tai Victoria (Victoria Terrace) approximate
  • II Caeronwy-isaf
    Located across fields in a narrow wooded valley approximately 400m south-west of Hafod Caeronwy; low
  • II Cowhouse at Caeronwy-isaf
    Situated immediately to the west of Caeronwy-isaf.
  • II Hafod Caeronwy
    Located on the south side of a track leading from Y Fron through the disused quarry towards Mynydd M

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