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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwyn Bay, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2996 / 53°17'58"N

Longitude: -3.7392 / 3°44'21"W

OS Eastings: 284188

OS Northings: 379481

OS Grid: SH841794

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZB8.8X

Mapcode Global: WH655.JBM9

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14676

Building Class: Transport

Location: Towards the E corner with King's road.

County: Conwy

Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)

Community: Colwyn Bay

Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

The Abergele- Conway Road was turn-piked in the 1760's, and the milepost probably dates from this period. Round headed stone inscribed on the tooled surface 'To Abergele 7 miles. To Conway 4 miles 6 furlongs'.

Reasons for Listing

An interesting relic of communications' history in the area.

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