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Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2309 1680

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterford, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9457 / 50°56'44"N

Longitude: -3.0961 / 3°5'45"W

OS Eastings: 323091

OS Northings: 116819

OS Grid: ST230168

Mapcode National: GBR M1.NPFZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DL.X7J

Entry Name: Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2309 1680

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271207

Location: Otterford, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Otterford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/39 Milepost on B3170 at NGR ST 2309


Milepost. Circa 1840. Allen and Co of Taunton, iron founders. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, hollow in section sloping top, plinth with name of iron founders set below ground level. Inscribed in raised lettering right "TAUNTON
6", left "HONITON 12 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: ST2309116818

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