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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanbedrog

Community: Llanbedrog

Built-Up Area: Llanbedrog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The Llanbedrog to Pwllheli turnpike road was laid out in 1824, the milestones probably dating from its inauguration.

Exterior

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.

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  • II Lychgate to the churchyard of the Church of St Pedrog
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  • II Ffynnon Trwyn'r nant
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  • II* Church of St Pedrog
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  • II* Plas Glyn-y-Weddw
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  • II Penarwel
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  • II Foxhole
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