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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Bethesda-bach

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Early C19 milestone set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.

Exterior

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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