Milestone at Dolywern
A Grade II Listed Building in Glyntraian (Glyntraean), Wrexham
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Latitude: 52.9272 / 52°55'38"N
Longitude: -3.1605 / 3°9'37"W
OS Eastings: 322084
OS Northings: 337278
OS Grid: SJ220372
Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.MLSD
Mapcode Global: WH78B.FP78
Entry Name: Milestone at Dolywern
Listing Date: 18 February 2003
Last Amended: 18 February 2003
Source ID: 80893
Building Class: Transport
Location: Set into a wall on the W side of the B4500 road close to Dolywern bridge.
Community: Glyntraian (Glyntraean)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
One of a series of milestones along this road. It was probably erected when Denbighshire County Council took control of the county''s highways in the late C19.
Square-section milestone with arched top, later built into a rubble stone wall. Attached to the front is a cast iron plate with arched head, raised margin and letters in relief. It reads ''''Wrexham District / 1894 / DCC'''' under the arch. Beneath are distances in miles and furlongs: Wrexham 15.2 / Chirk 5 / Glyn 1.3 / Llanarmon DC 6.1''''.
Reasons for Listing
Listed for its historic interest as a well-preserved County Council milestone, one of the few to survive on this road.
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Former Waiting Room, Glyn Valley Tramway, Dolywern
Located near the W end of the lane which runs from Dolywern to Llwynmawr, close to its junction with the B4500. On the NE side of the road.
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Fronting the S side of the road, between Dolywern and Glyn Ceiriog.
Multi-purpose Farm Building at Llwynmawr Farm
Located to the NE of the farmhouse, the front facing E into the farmyard.
On a lane leading SW from Llwynmawr, 200m from the centre of the village. The front garden is retained by a rubble stone wall, with central steps and path to door, with farmyard to the NE.
Granary and attached Stable Range at Llwynmawr Farm
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Multi-purpose Farm Building at Ty'n-llwyn Farm
Fronting the E side of the lane, the rear facing into the farmyard.
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Field Barn to North of Er Wallo
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