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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1338 / 53°8'1"N

Longitude: -4.2512 / 4°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 249491

OS Northings: 361997

OS Grid: SH494619

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.6RS4

Mapcode Global: WH43F.NHTD

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22047

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) between Caeathro and Caernarfon; set in a low rubblestone field boundary wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Waunfawr

Community: Waunfawr

Locality: Caeathro

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Early to mid-C19 milestone relating to the turnpike road first established in the 1820s.

Exterior

Slate-stone with simple chamfered top edge set in boundary wall. Inscribed "MILES" to top right corner with below "BEDDGELLERT 12/ RHYD-DDU 8/ WAENFAWR 2/ CARNARVON 1".

Reasons for Listing

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

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  • II Grand Lodge to Glan Gwna Hall
    Located on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) to the west of Caeathro at the former south-western entrance to Glan Gwna Hall.
  • II Gate piers and walls at entrance to Glan Gwna Hall
    Located on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr at the main entrance to Glan Gwna Hall; the walls run from Grand Lodge to the west, break at the main entrance, turn to the north at the cross-roads in Cae
  • II Boundary wall at Bryn Eglwys
    Stone wall to the north, south and east boundaries of Bryn Eglwys.
  • II Bryn Eglwys
    Located to the south-west of Penrhos on the old road between Caeathro and Bontnewydd, which has now largely been superseded by the by-pass to the south-east.
  • II Courtyard outbuildings and retaining walls to adjacent formal garden area at Glan Gwna Hall
    The courtyard outbuildings are situated on the south-east side of Glan Gwna Hall and the formal garden area lies to their south-west.
  • II* Glan Gwna Hall
    Situated to the north of Ffordd Waenfawr in its own landscaped grounds, most of which are now occupied by the chalets and other structures associated with Glan Gwna Holiday Park.
  • II Stables/Coach House at Bryn Eglwys
    Situated directly to the south of Bryn Eglwys with cobbled path in front.

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