A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.0871 / 53°5'13"N
Longitude: -4.2918 / 4°17'30"W
OS Eastings: 246612
OS Northings: 356888
OS Grid: SH466568
Mapcode National: GBR 5H.9FYB
Mapcode Global: WH43M.1NLQ
Plus Code: 9C5Q3PP5+R7
Entry Name: Milestone
Listing Date: 30 September 1999
Last Amended: 30 September 1999
Source ID: 22414
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on south-east side of the A 499 immediately south-west of the small settlement of Bethesda-bach; set in low rubblestone boundary wall.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Early C19 milestone set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.
Local stone with simple rounded head set in boundary wall. Inscribed:-
"CARNARVON/ 4 1/2 M/ PWLLHELI 16M".
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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