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Milestone to W of Tregeiriog

A Grade II Listed Building in Ceiriog Ucha, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.894 / 52°53'38"N

Longitude: -3.2318 / 3°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 317227

OS Northings: 333661

OS Grid: SJ172336

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.PMH2

Mapcode Global: WH78H.BJ97

Entry Name: Milestone to W of Tregeiriog

Listing Date: 23 May 2003

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81167

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the N side of the road on a grass verge, the bank rising steeply behind.

County: Wrexham

Community: Ceiriog Ucha

Community: Ceiriog Ucha

Locality: Tregeiriog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Llanarmon Dyffryn-Ceiriog

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 20.2 / Chirk 10 / Glyn 3.5 / Llanarmon DC 1.1''''.

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 Pont y Felin
    Located 300m S of the main crossroads in Tregeiriog, and carrying the lane to Rhiwlas over the River Ceiriog.
  • 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 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 Cart-shed and granary to W of Ty-du Farmhouse
    Located immediately to the W of, and aligned with the farmhouse.
  • II Ty-du
    Set down from the B4500 and reached by a short track, approx 0.7km E of Tregeiriog. Flanked by late C19 outbuildings in the same style.
  • II Service Building to E of Ty-du Farmhouse
    Located immediately to the E of, and aligned with the farmhouse.
  • II Cow-house with adjoining cart-shed S of Fodwen
    Located directly opposite and to the S of Fodwen Farmhouse. The front faces N.
  • II Fodwen
    Located in an upland position on a track which runs NW off a lane which leads N from the B4500 at Pont Caledwynt.

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