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Milestone to NE of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

A Grade II Listed Building in Ceiriog Ucha, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8876 / 52°53'15"N

Longitude: -3.2523 / 3°15'8"W

OS Eastings: 315836

OS Northings: 332973

OS Grid: SJ158329

Mapcode National: GBR 6V.Q2GZ

Mapcode Global: WH78H.0PK4

Entry Name: Milestone to NE of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

Listing Date: 23 May 2003

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81152

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the N side of the road on a grass bank, close to Pont Fawr which carries the B4500 into the village.

County: Wrexham

Community: Ceiriog Ucha

Community: Ceiriog Ucha

Locality: Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

One of a series of milestones along this road erected by Denbighshire County Council in 1894, when they took control of the county''''''''''''''''s highways.

Exterior

Square-section milestone with arched top. 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 21.2 / Chirk 11 / Glyn 4.5 / Llanarmon DC 0.1''''''''''''''''. This milestone is well-preserved.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as a well-preserved County Council milestone, one of the few to survive on this stretch of road.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The West Arms Hotel
    In the NW angle of the main crossroads in the centre of the village. The hotel fronts the road.
  • II Church of St Garmon
    In a picturesque location in the Ceiriog Valley, on the E edge of the village.
  • II Telephone Call-box adjacent to W gable end of Hand Inn
    Located in the centre of the village in the SE angle of the crossroads. Set diagonally to the W gable end of the Hand Inn.
  • II Old Mill Welsh Shop
    To the SW of the main crossroads in the centre of the village. The building is located between 2 short rows of houses and is approached from the N or S.
  • II Pen y bryn
    The farm is on a narrow lane which runs N from Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog towards Nantyr. It is located within a sharp bend on the E side of the lane, approx 0.5km from the village centre, and faces S
  • II Secondary Dwelling at Hafod Adams
    Located immediately to the W of Harod Adams Farmhouse. The W elevation overlooks the Nant Caledwynt, whilst the E side faces the farmhouse.
  • II Hafod Adams
    Located on the W side of a lane which runs N from the B4500, between Tregeiriog and Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog. The entrance faces W, away from the road.
  • II Ty'n y rhos
    The farm is reached off the E side of a track which runs N from Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog towards Nantyr. It is approx 1.5km from the village centre. The cottage faces S and is built along the slope

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