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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Talhaiarn, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2191 / 53°13'8"N

Longitude: -3.609 / 3°36'32"W

OS Eastings: 292667

OS Northings: 370328

OS Grid: SH926703

Mapcode National: GBR 6C.1CT7

Mapcode Global: WH65M.JBNZ

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 22 July 1998

Last Amended: 22 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20158

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the N side of the main road 50m NW of Llanfair bridge.

County: Conwy

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn (Llanfair Talhaearn)

Community: Llanfair Talhaiarn

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Early C19 milepost.

Exterior

Of roughly-dressed slatestone, approximately 0.8m high with shallow-pedimented top. Set into the centre is a rectangular cast-iron plate with similar top; this has, in raised and painted letters: 'Llanrwst miles 12, furlongs 0: Abergele miles 4, furlongs 6. No visible foundry marks.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as an early C19 milestone.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llanfair Bridge
    Spanning the Afon Elwy at the N end of the village.
  • II Old School
    Prominently-sited at the N end of the village opposite Llanfair Bridge; low rubble walled forecourt, with simple spear-headed railings to the side.
  • II Glandwr
    Adjoining the Old School and set back slightly behind simple C19 spear-headed iron railings.
  • II Plas-yn-Llan
    Prominently located on a triangular plot opposite Llanfair bridge at the N end of the village, facing a small square; set back slightly behind a hedged and railed forecourt.
  • II Elwy Cottage
    Set back from the main road approximately 0.5 km NW of the village centre on the N side of the river Elwy, behind a hedged and walled garden.
  • II Dyffryn Elwy
    Set back from the main road approximately 0.5 km NW of the village centre on the N side of the river Elwy; behind a hedged front garden.
  • II Neuadd Elwy
    Located prominently in the village centre closing the main square to the W.
  • II* Parish Church of St Mary
    Located on an elevated site high above the village centre within a rubble-walled churchyard.

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