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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Garmon, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0658 / 53°3'56"N

Longitude: -3.7756 / 3°46'32"W

OS Eastings: 281116

OS Northings: 353533

OS Grid: SH811535

Mapcode National: GBR 65.BTKC

Mapcode Global: WH669.Z67J

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 11 August 1997

Last Amended: 11 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18788

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the roadside, 10m diagonally opposite the junction between the Penmachno road (B4406) at the Conwy Falls Hotel.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Garmon

Community: Bro Garmon

Locality: Bont Newydd

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Milestone erected c1815 as part of the new London to Holyhead road improvements (now the A5), designed and implemented by Thomas Telford, engineer.

Exterior

Tapered milestone of dressed and tooled stone, with chamfered base and edges, and triangular head. Inset cast iron plaque with, in raised lettering: 'Holyhead 47, Capel Curig 7M - 5F, Cernioge 6M - 6F'; no foundry marks visible, bench mark to base.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as one of the original milestones of Telford's important London to Holyhead road.

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