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Slate Direction Indicators

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandygai, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2164 / 53°12'59"N

Longitude: -4.1005 / 4°6'1"W

OS Eastings: 259843

OS Northings: 370878

OS Grid: SH598708

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.16F1

Mapcode Global: WH547.ZFK2

Entry Name: Slate Direction Indicators

Listing Date: 24 May 2000

Last Amended: 24 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23343

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in rubblestone boundary wall opposite Bodeilian and Lyric Cottage on north-east side of road leading from Llandygai towards Tal-y-bont.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandygai (Llandyg√°i)

Community: Llandygai

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Difficult to date exactly but, although some finger markers belong to the early C19 Telford turnpiking period, probably mid- to late C19.

Exterior

Slate-stone narrow rectangular plaques, set one above the other in stone boundary wall reading "TO BANGOR MILES 1 1/2" and "TO ABER MILES 3 1/2/ TO CONWAY 12 3/4", both having incised hands, top with fingers pointing to left, bottom with fingers pointing to right.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a series of slate direction indicators, a distinctive local type.

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