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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws yn Rhos, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2594 / 53°15'33"N

Longitude: -3.5942 / 3°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 293753

OS Northings: 374785

OS Grid: SH937747

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZBR.N9

Mapcode Global: WH65F.RBPM

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 2 July 1998

Last Amended: 2 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20109

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the roadside at the eastern boundary of the community.

County: Conwy

Community: Betws yn Rhos

Community: Betws Yn Rhos

Locality: Ty Mawr

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Early C19 slate milestone with pedimented top; to the centre is affixed a cast iron plate with the following in raised letters: 'Llanrwst miles 15, Furlongs 0 / Abergele Miles 1, Furlongs 6'. No visible foundry mark.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest an an early C19 milestone, a relatively unusual feature being that distance is given in miles and furlongs.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty Mawr
    Located at the eastern boundary of the community on a rise to the W of the A548; accessed via a long farm track.
  • II Sirior Bach
    Located at the NW boundary of the community, roughly equidistant between Abergele and Llanfair Talhaiarn; immediately N of the old road from Betws-yn-Rhos to St Asaph, set back behind a metalled forec
  • II Nant Fawr
    Located to the north-east of the community to the N of an unclassified lane running SW from Abergele towards Dolwen; set back behind rubble garden forecourt walls.
  • II Sirior Goch
    Located at the NW boundary of the community immediately S of the Betws-yn-Rhos to Abergele road, approximately 3km N of Llanfair Talhaiarn village.
  • II L-shaped Agricultural Range at Pen-yr-Allt
    Enclosing a narrow farmyard on a rise to the W of and above Pen-yr-Allt.
  • II Former Brewhouse at Pen-yr-Allt
    Immediately adjacent to Pen-yr-Allt.
  • II Pen-yr-Allt
    Located on an elevated hillside site above the Nant-y-Creigiau, towards the northern boundary of the community; accessed via a lane running N from the old Roman road in the direction of Abergele.
  • II Tyddyn-Morgan
    Located on high ground, at the end of a farm track off Tan-y-gopa Road, which winds its way along the S side of Gopa Wood.

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