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Latitude: 52.8954 / 52°53'43"N
Longitude: -4.4554 / 4°27'19"W
OS Eastings: 234923
OS Northings: 335928
OS Grid: SH349359
Mapcode National: GBR 58.PQ5S
Mapcode Global: WH44H.JHL5
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 8 February 1999
Last Amended: 8 February 1999
Source ID: 21330
Building Class: Transport
Location: The milestone is at the W edge of the village of Efailnewydd, near the junction of a minor road running N to Bodfel.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The milestone is one of a series of such milestones erected by the Porthdinllaen Turnpike Trust on the road from Pwllheli to the W, probably shortly after 1802-1808 following the Turnpike Acts for Caernarfonshire.
A well finished slate slab, 460mm wide and 74mm thick, with angled upper corners, deeply incribed in bold letters, reading: MLS PWLLHELI 2, SARN 9, ABERDARON 15.
Included as an example of an early C19 milestone of characteristically local type in an excellent state of preservation.
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