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Mile marker

A Grade II Listed Building in Bryn-crug, Gwynedd

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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23896

Building Class: Transport

Location: The mile marker stands conspicuously on the verge of the road 400m NE of Dolaugwyn.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Bryn-crug

Community: Bryn-Crug

Locality: Bryn Crug

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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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.

Reasons for Listing

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.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Dolaugwyn
    The farm is on flat land of the lower Afon Fathew valley, to the W of Bryn Crug village. The farmhouse stands apart to the W of the farm buildings.
  • II Farm buildings at Dolaugwyn
    Dolaugwyn stands in the flood plain of the Afon Fathew, 1.25m W of Bryn Crug.
  • II Brynglas Railway Station
    The station is located in the hamlet of Pandy, SE of Bryn-Crug, by the level crossing and up from the ground frame signal box.
  • II Haybarn at Geufron
    Geufron farm is perched on the S facing slope of Foel Wyllt, NE of Bryn Crug village, and is reached by a farm road off the B4405.
  • II Geufron
    Geufron farm is perched on the S facing slope of Foel Wyllt, NE of Bryn Crug village, and is reached by a farm road off the B4405.
  • II Cilcemaes
    The house stands back from and above the minor road from Bryn Crug to Llanfihangel-y-pennant.
  • II Mile marker
    The milestone stands in the S verge of the main road from Tywyn to Dolgellau, E of Dol-Deheuwydd
  • II Lofted farm building at Glan-y-morfa
    Glan-y-morfa stands beside the road from Bryn Crug to Llanfihangel. The granary building runs parallel and close to the road, immediately S of the outbuilding.

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