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Latitude: 53.127 / 53°7'37"N
Longitude: -4.0224 / 4°1'20"W
OS Eastings: 264776
OS Northings: 360785
OS Grid: SH647607
Mapcode National: GBR 5V.71C1
Mapcode Global: WH54P.5NVL
Entry Name: The Holyhead Road: the Ogwen Pass
Scheduled Date: 22 November 2004
Source ID: 4015
Cadw Legacy ID: CN338
Schedule Class: Transport
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
Community: Llandygai (Llandygái)
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument comprises the long stretch of revetment walling that accommodates Thomas Telford's Holyhead Road on the E side of Nant Ffrancon, as it rises to reach the Ogwen Pass; and the clearly visible earlier turnpike road beneath. Telford described the new road as follows: This road established through a rugged and mountainous district
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