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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Trefriw, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.145 / 53°8'42"N

Longitude: -3.8205 / 3°49'13"W

OS Eastings: 278337

OS Northings: 362422

OS Grid: SH783624

Mapcode National: GBR 63.5VVD

Mapcode Global: WH65X.86ZS

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 30 May 1996

Last Amended: 30 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16929

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the roadside, approximately 500m S of Trefriw between Pant-y-Carw cottage and Ysgubor Gerrig; in front of a low rubble wall.

County: Conwy

Community: Trefriw

Community: Trefriw

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Exterior

Late C18 or early C19 milestone relating to the turnpike road first established in 1777. Slate-stone with simple arched top and inscribed: ` Conway 10' and beneath: `2 Llanrwst.'

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as an early turnpike road milestone.

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