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Sign Opposite the Blackbird Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in West Buckland, Somerset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RXRP6+GP

Entry Name: Sign Opposite the Blackbird Inn

Listing Date: 24 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475218

Location: West Buckland, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

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

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Listing Text


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

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

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