A Grade II Listed Building in Dolbenmaen, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.9591 / 52°57'32"N
Longitude: -4.2106 / 4°12'38"W
OS Eastings: 251607
OS Northings: 342474
OS Grid: SH516424
Mapcode National: GBR 5L.KPMY
Mapcode Global: WH55C.9W6D
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 30 March 1999
Last Amended: 30 March 1999
Source ID: 21539
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on the N side of the old road from Portmadoc to Caernarfon and W of the track leading to Tyddyn Madyn.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Erected c1802-1808 following the turnpike acts for Caernarfonshire, for the turnpike trust controlling the road in this sector.
A square slab of local slate with the upper corners chamfered, set in the verge of the road, and inscribed CARNARVON 15 MILES / PENYGROES 8 5/8 / LLANLLYFNI 8 / TREMADOG 4.
Reasons for Listing
Included as the only surviving well preserved milestone along this road in the community; an important survival from the turnpike period.
Other nearby listed buildings
The house stands back from the main Tremadoc to Caernarfon road, approximately 600m SW of Dolbenmaen church.
The bridge is on the road from Golan to Brynkir, N of Pandy Clenennau.
Lodge, formerly for Brynkir
The lodge stands in the lower end of Cwm Pennant, on the W side of where the road from Golan crosses the Afon Dwyfor and in the angle of the road from Dolbenmaen.
The bridge carries the road from Cwm Pennant across the Afon Dwyfor to Golan, approximately 40m E of The Lodge.
The bridge is on the by-passed section of the Tremadoc to Caernarfon Road immediately S of the junction with the Cwm Pennant road.
The farmhouse stands in the angle formed by the elbow in the old Tremadoc to Caernarfon road, and the recently built by-pass.
NE Range of Farm Buildings at Plas Dolbenmaen
The group of farm buildings lie immediately W of Plas Dolbenmaen farmhouse. The NE range lies parallel to the old road, and end on to the NW range.
Washhouse Building at Plas Dolbenmaen
The group of farm buildings lie immediately W of Plas Dolbenmaen, and form a yard with the motte in the W corner. The washhouse is adjacent to the house, and gable end on to the NE range.