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Milestone by Bethesda Football Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Bethesda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1764 / 53°10'35"N

Longitude: -4.0576 / 4°3'27"W

OS Eastings: 262577

OS Northings: 366348

OS Grid: SH625663

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.3YN1

Mapcode Global: WH54G.NF06

Entry Name: Milestone by Bethesda Football Club

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18379

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated some 300m S of centre of Bethesda near football club pavilion.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Bethesda

Community: Bethesda

Built-Up Area: Bethesda

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Milestone of c1820, one of a series along Thomas Telford's Holyhead road.

Exterior

Limestone tapered milestone with chamfered edges and gabled top, the form echoed in shape of inset cast-iron plaque. HOLY-HEAD 30 BANGOR 5 C.CURIG 9m-3F.

Reasons for Listing

A well-preserved example of one of the series of handsome milestones along Holyhead road, retaining its cast-iron plaque.

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  • II Bryn-Meurig
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  • II The Douglas Arms Hotel including railings
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  • II Cae'rberllan
    Situated some 600m S of centre of Bethesda, at right angles to A5 backing on to lower slopes of hillside.
  • II Cae'rberllan
    Situated some 600m S of centre of Bethesda, at right angles to A5 backing on to lower slopes of hillside.
  • II Cae'rberllan
    Situated some 600m S of centre of Bethesda, at right angles to A5 backing on to lower slopes of hillside.
  • II Cae'rberllan
    Situated some 600m S of centre of Bethesda, at right angles to A5 backing on to lower slopes of hillside.
  • II Cae'rberllan
    Situated some 600m S of centre of Bethesda, at right angles to A5 backing on to lower slopes of hillside.

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