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Milepost on A493

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangelynin, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6534 / 52°39'12"N

Longitude: -4.1053 / 4°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 257683

OS Northings: 308268

OS Grid: SH576082

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.5ZT9

Mapcode Global: WH56Y.XK8P

Entry Name: Milepost on A493

Listing Date: 7 June 2005

Last Amended: 7 June 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84477

Location: Approximately 1.2km NNE 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 12' and 'Towyn 7'. (1 mile = 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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