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Milestone S of Dol-goch

A Grade II Listed Building in Bethesda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1858 / 53°11'8"N

Longitude: -4.0744 / 4°4'27"W

OS Eastings: 261486

OS Northings: 367418

OS Grid: SH614674

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.36RN

Mapcode Global: WH54G.D611

Entry Name: Milestone S of Dol-goch

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18383

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on A 5 some 1.3 km NW of centre of Bethesda, SE of lane to Sewage Works.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Bethesda

Community: 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 29 BANGOR 4 C.CURIG 10m-3F.

Reasons for Listing

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

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  • II Fferm Tyn y Clwt
    Situated on west side of the B 4409 approximately 300m north of the cottages at Tanysgafell; rubblestone wall with hedge behind to roadside; altered and C20 farmbuildings above and beyond farmhouse.
  • II Barn at Coetmor Farm
    Situated about 1 km NNW of centre of Bethesda, just N of Coetmor Farmhouse, forming the S range of an enclosed farm-court.
  • II Outbuildings in farm-court at Coetmor Farm
    Situated about 1 km NNW of centre of Bethesda, just N of Coetmor Farmhouse, forming the E, N and W ranges of an enclosed farm-court, of which the barn on S side is listed separately.
  • II Coetmor Farmhouse
    Situated on NE side of Coetmor Road about 1 km NNW of centre of Bethesda.
  • II Tanysgafell
    Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.
  • II Tanysgafell
    Situated on the B 4409 between Braichmelyn and Tregarth, the cottages are slightly set back from the road and are well screened by vegetation to the front.
  • II Pont y Goetmor
    Situated at NW corner of parish, reached from crossroads of A5 with Tregarth-Rachub road, some 300m towards Tregarth. Partly in Llandegai Community.
  • II Tanysgafell
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