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Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2275 1535

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9319 / 50°55'54"N

Longitude: -3.101 / 3°6'3"W

OS Eastings: 322728

OS Northings: 115292

OS Grid: ST227152

Mapcode National: GBR M1.PN6N

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DN.1RB

Plus Code: 9C2RWVJX+QJ

Entry Name: Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2275 1535

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271208

Location: Otterford, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Otterford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

ST21NW OTTERFORD CP

6/40 Milepost on B3170 at NGR ST 2275
1535

II

Milepost. Circa 1840, Iron founders Allen and Co of Taunton. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, hollow in section, sloping top and plinth with founders
name. Inscribed in raised lettering left side 'HONITON 11 3/8", right
"TAUNTON 7". Set at an angle leaning backwards, about 1.2m high. The
Honiton and Ilminster Trust obtained consent to turnpike the section
of road from Shoreditch, south of Taunton, to the Devon border by an Act of
1840. An almost complete set of mileposts survives along the road.
(Bentley, J.B and Murless, B.J Somerset Roads - The Legacy of the Turnpikes, 1995).


Listing NGR: ST2272815292

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