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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0922 / 53°5'31"N

Longitude: -4.0578 / 4°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 262295

OS Northings: 356980

OS Grid: SH622569

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.9BR3

Mapcode Global: WH54V.MJXS

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21839

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the south side of the A 4086 in the Pass of Llanberis, near the junction of the road to Blaen-y-nant, about 1.5km south-east of Nant Peris.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanberis

Community: Llanberis

Locality: Pass of Llanberis

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

One of a series of milestones set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1790s.

Exterior

Late C18 milestone relating to the turnpike road established in the 1790s. Roughly-shaped round-headed slate stone set in rubblestone roadside boundary wall. Inscribed "C. CURIG/ 6 M. 5 1/2 F./ CARNARVON/ 11M."

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of a characteristic local type.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont y Gromlech
    Spans the Afon Nant Peris in an isolated position on the A 4086 in the Pass of Llanberis about 2km south-east of Nant Peris.
  • II Hafod Cottage
    Located on hillside on a rough track above the A 4086; low rubblestone wall in front of cottage.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the south side of the A 4086 towards the eastern end of the pass of Llanberis approximately 1km north-west of Pen-y-pass.
  • II Milestone
    Located at Gwastadnant on the south side of the A 4086 at the south-eastern approach to Nant Peris.
  • II Talgae
    Located behind a low rubblestone wall on the A 4086 at the south-eastern edge of Nant Peris.
  • II Cwm-yr-Wrach
    Located in an isolated position within rubble-walled enclosure without vehicular access on hillside above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Pen-y-bryn
    Located within its own small field system in a prominent position on rising ground above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Ffynnon Beris
    Located in the garden of Tyn-y-Ffynnon on the east side of a farm track running northwards from the A 4086 at Nant Peris.

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