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Mile Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9597 / 52°57'34"N

Longitude: -3.8941 / 3°53'38"W

OS Eastings: 272867

OS Northings: 341934

OS Grid: SH728419

Mapcode National: GBR 60.KGKJ

Mapcode Global: WH55J.4VYX

Plus Code: 9C4RX454+V9

Entry Name: Mile Post

Listing Date: 1 February 1996

Last Amended: 1 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16864

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located by the side of the mountain road beneath the Graig-y-Garreg-Lwyd and above the Cwm Cynfal to the N; approximately 3km E of Ffestiniog.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ffestiniog

Community: Ffestiniog

Locality: Cwm Cynfal

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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A second-half C19 cast iron milepost with triangular profile; the SE face has, in raised lettering: Blaenau Ffestiniog 5, the NW: Bala 15. No visible foundry marks.

Listed for its historic interest as a surviving C19 milepost in a prominent road-side location.

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  • II Hafod y Ysbytty
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  • II Tryfal Farmhouse
    On a rise above the Afon Teigl about 2Km NE of Ffestiniog; at the end of a metalled lane which joins an unclassified road leading E from Ffestiniog towards the former Manod quarry.
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