This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 52.5753 / 52°34'31"N
Longitude: -3.9494 / 3°56'57"W
OS Eastings: 267994
OS Northings: 299282
OS Grid: SN679992
Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.BVMR
Mapcode Global: WH57F.9JLK
Entry Name: Milepost
Listing Date: 25 May 2000
Last Amended: 25 May 2000
Source ID: 23319
Building Class: Transport
Location: The milespost stands in the S verge of the main road, on the hilltop nearly opposite Tan-y-graig.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The milepost was probably erected in the first decades of the C19, on the main road from Machynlleth to Twywn and the coast.
A cast iron distance marker of triangular form, open at the back, the sides sloping back at the top to a gabled top plate with raised lettering in a bold Roman typeface set in a curve, reading ABERDOVEY 5. On the left, similar raised lettering reading TOWYN, also set in a curve and within the arc, 9, and on the right, MACHYNLLETH / 5.
Included as a particularly elegantly lettered mile marker with lettering typical of the early C19.
Other nearby listed buildings