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Latitude: 52.6135 / 52°36'48"N
Longitude: -4.0303 / 4°1'49"W
OS Eastings: 262633
OS Northings: 303688
OS Grid: SH626036
Mapcode National: GBR 8V.8DB3
Mapcode Global: WH576.2K2R
Entry Name: Mile marker
Listing Date: 15 August 2000
Last Amended: 15 August 2000
Source ID: 23896
Building Class: Transport
Location: The mile marker stands conspicuously on the verge of the road 400m NE of Dolaugwyn.
Locality: Bryn Crug
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The mile markers along the road from Tywyn were probably erected by the turnpike trust c1827 after the toll booths were set up.
Cast iron mile marker consisting of a shaft of open-backed triangular section, bracketed at the foot, with bead edge strengthening, widening at the top, with a splayed top gusset. On each side face of the upper part raised sans-serif lettering reading, on the left, TOWYN / 3, and on the right, DOLGELLEY / 17.
Included as one of a largely complete series of mile markers erected by the Turnpike Trust at the time of considerable improvements to rural roads in W Meirionydd in the early C19.
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