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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Harlech, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8729 / 52°52'22"N

Longitude: -4.0832 / 4°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 259884

OS Northings: 332640

OS Grid: SH598326

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.R4KV

Mapcode Global: WH560.71VV

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 21 June 2001

Last Amended: 21 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25519

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the NW side of the road SE of Y Lasynys Fawr, set against a low rubble wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Harlech

Community: Harlech

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Late C19 or early C20 milepost.

Exterior

Cast iron construction with triangular profile on a triangular post. On the L (SW) face, in raised lettes and numbers: 'Blaenau Ffestiniog 12'; on the R (NE) face: 'Harlech 2.'

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a late C19 or early C20 milepost.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Y Lasynys Fawr including Brewhouse Block and Revettment Wall
    Located at the NE boundary of the community, set back some 250m from the road and sited against a rocky outcrop in the former flood plain; accessed from the road via an unmetalled track and set behind
  • II Primary House at Llam-y-Lleidr
    Located immediately below the Harlech road approximately 1.5km NE of the town, a short distance SW of Llam-y-Lleidr; built gable into the slope.
  • II Brewhouse at Tan-y-penmaen
    Adjacent to the house at Tan-y-penmaen
  • II Outhouse at Tan-y-penmaen
    Located to SSW of the house, at right-angles to the road.
  • II Tan-y-penmaen
    Slightly set back from the W side of the B4573 to S of Glan-y-wern.
  • II Milepost to N of Tan-y-penmaen
    Set at the W side of the B4573 to S of Glan-y-wern and to N of Tan-y-penmaen.
  • II Tower at Glyn Cywarch
    In private grounds set well back from the NE side of the B4573, to S of Glan-y-wern and SE of Eisingrug; the tower is in an elevated position along a track c350m SW of the house at Glyn Cywarch.
  • II Tyddyn Sion Wyn
    Set back from the W side of a country road leading SSW out of the village of Eisingrug.

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