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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0843 / 53°5'3"N

Longitude: -4.0389 / 4°2'19"W

OS Eastings: 263538

OS Northings: 356068

OS Grid: SH635560

Mapcode National: GBR 5T.9PCP

Mapcode Global: WH54V.XQXV

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21842

Building Class: Transport

Location: 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.

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 first established in the 1790s. Roughly-shaped round-headed slate stone set in rubblestone roadside boundary wall. Inscribed "C. CURIG 5 M. 5 1/2F./ CARNARVON/ 12M."

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a 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 Milestone
    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.

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