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Latitude: 52.6191 / 52°37'8"N
Longitude: -4.0113 / 4°0'40"W
OS Eastings: 263934
OS Northings: 304272
OS Grid: SH639042
Mapcode National: GBR 8V.850F
Mapcode Global: WH576.CF2G
Entry Name: Mile marker
Listing Date: 15 August 2000
Last Amended: 15 August 2000
Source ID: 23897
Building Class: Transport
Location: The milestone stands in the S verge of the main road from Tywyn to Dolgellau, E of Dol-Deheuwydd
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, now partly buried, bracketed at the foot, with bead edge strengthening, widening at the top, with a splayed top gusset. Each side face of the upper part has raised sans-serif lettering reading, on the right, DOLGELLEY / 16, and on the left, TOWYN / 4.
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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