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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
Entry Name: Milepost at Ngr St 2401 1238
Listing Date: 18 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344632
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271210
Location: Otterford, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA20
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Otterford
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
ST21SW OTTERFORD CP
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
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