Milestone at Craig y Gronfa
A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys
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Latitude: 52.6904 / 52°41'25"N
Longitude: -3.6842 / 3°41'3"W
OS Eastings: 286265
OS Northings: 311635
OS Grid: SH862116
Mapcode National: GBR 99.3FLM
Mapcode Global: WH683.CMWT
Entry Name: Milestone at Craig y Gronfa
Listing Date: 5 August 2004
Last Amended: 5 August 2004
Source ID: 83027
Location: On the verge, c2.7km N of Cwm Llinau.
Locality: Cwm Llinau
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Probably C19 and associated with the turnpiking of this road.
A rectangular slate pillar with chamfered top angles. It is inscribed with the following: Machynlleth / 11 miles / Mallwyd 2 / Pool 27.
Reasons for Listing
Listed for its special historical interest as a C19 milestone.
Other nearby listed buildings
The rectory stands S of the church, approached by a curved driveway off the A470.
Church of St Tydecho
The church stands at the S end of the village of Mallwyd, by-passed by the present A470.
The two Gorphywysfa cottages stand immediately E of, and face the churchyard, set crosswise to the main street of the village.
No 1 Gorphwysfa
The two Gorphwysfa cottages stand immediately E of and facing the churchyard, crosswise to the main street.
The inn is located on the corner of the the A470 Dolgellau to Machynlleth trunk road and the A458 to Welshpool.
Bridge W of Pont y Cleifion
The bridge is alongside and on the W side of the high level bridge that carries the A470 over the Afon Cleifion, just N of the village of Mallwyd.
The bridge carries the main A458 Mallwyd to Welshpool Road over the Afon Cleifion, SW of Cwm Cewydd.
Set down from the W side of the main road close to the River Dyfi, c2.5km N of Cwm Llinau.