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Milestone at Dolywern

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyntraian (Glyntraean), Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9272 / 52°55'38"N

Longitude: -3.1605 / 3°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 322084

OS Northings: 337278

OS Grid: SJ220372

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.MLSD

Mapcode Global: WH78B.FP78

Plus Code: 9C4RWRGQ+VR

Entry Name: Milestone at Dolywern

Listing Date: 18 February 2003

Last Amended: 18 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80893

Building Class: Transport

Location: Set into a wall on the W side of the B4500 road close to Dolywern bridge.

County: Wrexham

Community: Glyntraian (Glyntraean)

Community: Glyntraian

Locality: Dolywern

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Tagged with: Milestone

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One of a series of milestones along this road. It was probably erected when Denbighshire County Council took control of the county''s highways in the late C19.


Square-section milestone with arched top, later built into a rubble stone wall. Attached to the front is a cast iron plate with arched head, raised margin and letters in relief. It reads ''''Wrexham District / 1894 / DCC'''' under the arch. Beneath are distances in miles and furlongs: Wrexham 15.2 / Chirk 5 / Glyn 1.3 / Llanarmon DC 6.1''''.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historic interest as a well-preserved County Council milestone, one of the few to survive on this road.

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