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Latitude: 52.9259 / 52°55'33"N
Longitude: -4.4021 / 4°24'7"W
OS Eastings: 238621
OS Northings: 339205
OS Grid: SH386392
Mapcode National: GBR 5B.MR40
Mapcode Global: WH44B.BQZ8
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 8 February 1999
Last Amended: 8 February 1999
Source ID: 21329
Building Class: Transport
Location: The milestone stands in the road verge near the junction of the drive to Hendrefeinwas and the main road, E of its junction with the road from Abererch.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The E-W road through the centre of the Lleyn peninsular was turnpiked following the Porthdinllaen Turnpike Trust Act of 1808. This group of surviving milestones were probably erected in 1808 or the following year.
A rectangular slate slab, 460mm wide and 74mmk thick, with the upper corners angled, comprehensively inscribed with deeply cut lettering reading: PORTHDINLLEYN 8 MLS; NEVIN 7, FOURCROSSES 1, CHWILOG 3, CRICCIETH 7 1/2, PORTMADOC 12 1/2, EDERN 7 1/2.
Included as a well preserved example of the characteristic local type of milestone on this major inland route.
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