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Latitude: 50.9863 / 50°59'10"N
Longitude: -3.1882 / 3°11'17"W
OS Eastings: 316695
OS Northings: 121436
OS Grid: ST166214
Mapcode National: GBR LX.L446
Mapcode Global: FRA 466H.XCN
Entry Name: Sign Opposite the Blackbird Inn
Listing Date: 24 May 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387281
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475218
Location: West Buckland, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: West Buckland
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: West Buckland
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST 12 SE WEST BUCKLAND A38
1661/5//10006 Sign opposite the Blackbird
Inn sign. Circa 1930s; made by Rachel Reckitt. Freestanding inn sign, in the form of a wooden stand supporting two sign boards set at 90 degrees to each other. On each of the boards there is a picture in the form of a relief depicting a blackbird perched on a nest, one with chicks, the other with eggs. The reliefs are made from sheet metal, pipes, wire and wood etc. The sign is situated on the opposite side of the road from the Blackbird public house, on the A38, one of the main routes to the West Country before the M5 was built.
Listing NGR: ST1669521436
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