A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedrog, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.8575 / 52°51'27"N
Longitude: -4.4846 / 4°29'4"W
OS Eastings: 232816
OS Northings: 331786
OS Grid: SH328317
Mapcode National: GBR 57.S32B
Mapcode Global: WH44P.2FRP
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 8 March 1999
Last Amended: 8 March 1999
Source ID: 21433
Building Class: Transport
Location: The milestone stands on the N side of the main road, immediately W of the junction of the B4413 Aberdaron road, at the centre of Llanbedrog.
Built-Up Area: Llanbedrog
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The Llanbedrog to Pwllheli turnpike road was laid out in 1824, the milestones probably dating from its inauguration.
Standard slate slab with the upper corners angled, boldly inscribed, reading PWLLHELI 4 / LLANBEDROG 1/2 / ABERSOCH 3.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a well preserved and legible milestone surviving from the development of the most westerly turnpike in N Wales.
Other nearby listed buildings
The house stands in the angle between Ffordd-y-traeth and Pentre Llan, at the lower end of Llanbedrog.
Lychgate to the churchyard of the Church of St Pedrog
St Pedrog's church is in the lower centre of Llanbedrog. The lychgate provides the access to the churchyard from the road on the NE side of the churchyard.
Ffynnon Trwyn'r nant
The well is in a small defile running up from the main Abersoch road, c200m W of the centre of Llanbedrog.
Church of St Pedrog
The church is located on the first level ground above the beach, at the lower end of Llanbedrog, and close to the small stream with defines the churchyard on the SE.
The house is set in wooded grounds about 150m S of Llanbedrog church, and facing E to Cardigan Bay and Snowdonia over a front lawn.
The house stands well back from the lane, in its own grounds, and is approached by a sinuous driveway.
The building is located immediately above high tide level at the W end of Llanbedrog beach, below Trwyn Llanbedrog.
Capel Peniel, with adjoining manse and forecourt railings
The chapel stands back from the road at the top of a sloping forecourt, bound on both sides by buildings.