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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9185 / 52°55'6"N

Longitude: -4.5172 / 4°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 230861

OS Northings: 338640

OS Grid: SH308386

Mapcode National: GBR 56.N16H

Mapcode Global: WH448.LX50

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 15 July 1998

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20121

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the NE side of the A497, near Nos 1-3 Tan-y-fron, and 400m W of junction with B4354.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Boduan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Mid C19 milestone of slate type found on many of the main roads of the Llyn.

Exterior

Small slate slab milestone set in hedge-bank. Top corners chamfered, engraved capital letters: Miles, Pwllheli 5, Nevin 2, Porthdinlleyn 3, Edeyrn 2 1/2.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a series of milestones in the area, part of the transport history of the region.

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  • II The Cock-loft
    Located on the NE side of the A497, some 380m W of junction with B4354, and just W of 1-3 Tan-y-Fron.
  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on NE side of the A497, some 350m W of junction with B4354, and attached to No 1 Tan-y-fron.
  • II Tan-y-fron
    Situated on the NE side of the A497, about 350m W of junction with B4354.
  • II Nant Farm
    Situated just S of junction of A 497 with B4354, reached via drive off lane running S just E of junction.
  • II S Farmyard Range at Nant Farm
    The lower range of the L-plan group enclosing 2 sides of the farmyard at Nant Farm which lies just S of junction of A497 and B4354.
  • II E Farmyard Range including water-wheel at Nant Farm
    Situated immediately S of, and attached to, Nant Farmhouse, located some 160m S of the junction of the A497 and the B4354.
  • II* Penhyddgan
    Situated some 2 km E of Ceidio church and approached by drive running SW from the A497 NW of Boduan.
  • II Bryntirion
    Situated on the SW side of A497, some 500m NW of St Buan's Church, Boduan.

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