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Milestone at Craig y Gronfa

A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6904 / 52°41'25"N

Longitude: -3.6842 / 3°41'3"W

OS Eastings: 286265

OS Northings: 311635

OS Grid: SH862116

Mapcode National: GBR 99.3FLM

Mapcode Global: WH683.CMWT

Entry Name: Milestone at Craig y Gronfa

Listing Date: 5 August 2004

Last Amended: 5 August 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83027

Location: On the verge, c2.7km N of Cwm Llinau.

County: Powys

Community: Glantwymyn

Community: Glantwymyn

Locality: Cwm Llinau

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Probably C19 and associated with the turnpiking of this road.


A rectangular slate pillar with chamfered top angles. It is inscribed with the following: Machynlleth / 11 miles / Mallwyd 2 / Pool 27.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historical interest as a C19 milestone.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Y Rheithordy
    The rectory stands S of the church, approached by a curved driveway off the A470.
  • II* Church of St Tydecho
    The church stands at the S end of the village of Mallwyd, by-passed by the present A470.
  • II Gorphwysfa
    The two Gorphywysfa cottages stand immediately E of, and face the churchyard, set crosswise to the main street of the village.
  • II No 1 Gorphwysfa
    The two Gorphwysfa cottages stand immediately E of and facing the churchyard, crosswise to the main street.
  • II Brigands Inn
    The inn is located on the corner of the the A470 Dolgellau to Machynlleth trunk road and the A458 to Welshpool.
  • II Bridge W of Pont y Cleifion
    The bridge is alongside and on the W side of the high level bridge that carries the A470 over the Afon Cleifion, just N of the village of Mallwyd.
  • II Pont Wrysgen
    The bridge carries the main A458 Mallwyd to Welshpool Road over the Afon Cleifion, SW of Cwm Cewydd.
  • II Dol Ysgallog
    Set down from the W side of the main road close to the River Dyfi, c2.5km N of Cwm Llinau.

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