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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Dolbenmaen

Community: Dolbenmaen

Community: Dolbenmaen

Locality: Golan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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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

  • II Ysgubor Gerrig
    The house stands back from the main Tremadoc to Caernarfon road, approximately 600m SW of Dolbenmaen church.
  • II Pont Brynkir
    The bridge is on the road from Golan to Brynkir, N of Pandy Clenennau.
  • II 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.
  • II Lodge Bridge
    The bridge carries the road from Cwm Pennant across the Afon Dwyfor to Golan, approximately 40m E of The Lodge.
  • II Pont Dolbenmaen
    The bridge is on the by-passed section of the Tremadoc to Caernarfon Road immediately S of the junction with the Cwm Pennant road.
  • II Plas Dolbenmaen
    The farmhouse stands in the angle formed by the elbow in the old Tremadoc to Caernarfon road, and the recently built by-pass.
  • II 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.
  • II 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.

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