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Mile marker

A Grade II Listed Building in Bryn-Crug, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6191 / 52°37'8"N

Longitude: -4.0113 / 4°0'40"W

OS Eastings: 263934

OS Northings: 304272

OS Grid: SH639042

Mapcode National: GBR 8V.850F

Mapcode Global: WH576.CF2G

Entry Name: Mile marker

Listing Date: 15 August 2000

Last Amended: 15 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23897

Building Class: Transport

Location: The milestone stands in the S verge of the main road from Tywyn to Dolgellau, E of Dol-Deheuwydd

County: Gwynedd

Community: Bryn-crug

Community: Bryn-Crug

Locality: Bryn Crug

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The mile markers along the road from Tywyn were probably erected by the turnpike trust c1827 after the toll booths were set up.

Exterior

Cast iron mile marker consisting of a shaft of open-backed triangular section, now partly buried, bracketed at the foot, with bead edge strengthening, widening at the top, with a splayed top gusset. Each side face of the upper part has raised sans-serif lettering reading, on the right, DOLGELLEY / 16, and on the left, TOWYN / 4.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a largely complete series of mile markers erected by the Turnpike Trust at the time of considerable improvements to rural roads in W Meirionydd in the early C19.

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