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Milepost

A Grade II Listed Building in Llan Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9592 / 52°57'33"N

Longitude: -3.9356 / 3°56'8"W

OS Eastings: 270081

OS Northings: 341960

OS Grid: SH700419

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y.KQGD

Mapcode Global: WH55H.JW48

Entry Name: Milepost

Listing Date: 1 February 1996

Last Amended: 1 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16832

Building Class: Transport

Location: Prominently sited at the junction of the A 470 and the B 4391; facing Church Square to the W.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ffestiniog

Community: Ffestiniog

Locality: Llan Ffestiniog

Built-Up Area: Llan Ffestiniog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

A second-half C19 cast iron milepost with triangular profile; the N face has, in raised lettering: Blaenau Ffestiniog 3, the S: Bala 17 and both have a raised arrow. No visible foundry marks.

Listed for its historic interest as a surviving C19 milepost in a prominent village location.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Meirion House
    Prominently located on the SE corner of the square partly behind a plain, railed forecourt.
  • II Pengwern Arms Hotel
    Facing the square prominently to the N.
  • II Ty'r Banc
    Facing the square to the SE; set back on a slightly raised terrace behind plain contemporary railings.
  • II Melbourne House
    Facing the square to the SE; set back on a slightly raised terrace behind plain contemporary railings.
  • II Tegannedd
    Adjoining Melbourne house, stepped down and advanced; set back slightly behind a low rubble wall.
  • II Church of St Michael
    On a promontory of high ground at the western end of Llan Ffestiniog, set back slightly from the informal village square.
  • II Peniel Chapel (including hall addition to rear)
    Located approximately 91m NW of the A 470 in the centre of the village; set back behind contemporary decorative railings on a slightly raised, part-metalled terrace and accessed from the road via a sh
  • II Penralltgoch
    Located approximately 0.5km W of Ffestiniog village on a slightly raised terrace on the steep roadside.

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