ROAD SIGN, ABOUT 70 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056169
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
ROAD SIGN, ABOUT 70 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE GEORGE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROAD SIGN, ABOUT 70 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE GEORGE, CHURCH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Winsham
National Grid Reference:
ST3736406432

Details

WINCHAM CP CHURCH STREET (East side) ST30NE 4/88 Road sign about 70 metres north-west of The George

GV II Road sign. 1907-11. Cast-iron, 'T'-post with top red triangle bearing the letters SAC, for Somerset Automobile Club, on bottom member, and on the main plate is cast "Winsham/please/drive/slowly" on front, and 'Thank you' on reverse, together with the casting signature of W and F Wills, Engineers, Bridgwater. One of 36 privately financed signs accepted by Somerset County Council in 1907; two were ordered by Chard RDC in 1911 for this village, and both survive; few others remain. (Bentley J.B and Murless B,J, Somerset Roads, SIAS, l985).

Listing NGR: ST3736406432

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262212
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bentley, J B, Murless, B J , Somerset Roads: The Legacy of the Turnpikes Western Somerset, (1985)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 01 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/09771/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Phil Emond. Source Historic England Archive
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