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Milepost on A493

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangelynin, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6398 / 52°38'23"N

Longitude: -4.1131 / 4°6'47"W

OS Eastings: 257113

OS Northings: 306767

OS Grid: SH571067

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.6XL2

Mapcode Global: WH56Y.SXK4

Entry Name: Milepost on A493

Listing Date: 7 June 2005

Last Amended: 7 June 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84476

Location: Approximately 450m S of Llangelynin church.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llangelynin (Llangelynnin)

Community: Llangelynin

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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A late C19 mile marker, replacing an original milestone, on the Turnpike route from Tywyn to Dolgellau.


A late C19 triangular cast iron mile-marker with ramped top, painted black and white with raised letters and numerals. It reads 'Dolgelley 13' and 'Towyn 6'. (1mile=1.61km)

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historical interest as one of a series of well-preserved mileposts on the A493 between Tywyn and Dolgellau.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Church of St Celynin
    To the W of and below the A493 in Llangelynin hamlet. The church stands in a rectangular churchyard, and is set into the steeply sloping ground above the railway and sea.
  • II Lych gate and churchyard wall at Llangelynin church
    Enclosing a rectangular churchyard, with lych gate towards the NE corner.
  • II Felin Fraenan
    Approximately 1.3km SSW of Llangelynin church, reached by farm road through Cae-du on the S side of the A493 and below the embankment on the W side of the railway.
  • II Milepost on A493
    Nearly opposite Rhoslefain Farm and approximately 100m W of the road junction in Rhoslefain hamlet.
  • II Trefaes
    Set back and reached by a short farm track on the N side of the A493, approximately 0.7km E of Rhoslefain hamlet.
  • II Milepost on A493
    Approximately 1.2km NNE of Llangelynin church.
  • II Cow house S of Trefaes
    To the S of the house and on the W side of the track leading up to the house.
  • II Multi-purpose farm buildings at Trefaes Farm
    To the NE of the house and forming the W side of a small farmyard.

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