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Milepost at Ngr St 2401 1238

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterford, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9059 / 50°54'21"N

Longitude: -3.0821 / 3°4'55"W

OS Eastings: 324013

OS Northings: 112382

OS Grid: ST240123

Mapcode National: GBR M2.R707

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FQ.32Q

Plus Code: 9C2RWW49+95

Entry Name: Milepost at Ngr St 2401 1238

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271210

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Otterford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


8/42 Milepost at NGR ST 2401 1238


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 9", left "HONITON 9 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: ST2401312381

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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