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Milepost at Ngr St 2328 1382

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9188 / 50°55'7"N

Longitude: -3.0929 / 3°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 323274

OS Northings: 113831

OS Grid: ST232138

Mapcode National: GBR M1.QJ7V

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DP.4VR

Plus Code: 9C2RWW94+GV

Entry Name: Milepost at Ngr St 2328 1382

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271209

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

ST21SW OTTERFORD CP

8/41 Milepost at NGR ST 2328 1382

II

Milepost. Circa 1840. Allen and Co of Taunton, iron founders. Cast iron. Trigangular in plan, hollow in section, sloping top, plinth with name of iron founders set beneath ground level. Inscribed in raised lettering right "TAUNTON
8", left "HONITON 10 3/8". 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, 1985).


Listing NGR: ST2327413830

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