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MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2275 1535

List Entry Summary

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

Name: MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2275 1535

List entry Number: 1060231

Location

MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2275 1535

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Otterford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271208

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History

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Details

ST21NW OTTERFORD CP

6/40 Milepost on B3170 at NGR ST 2275 1535

II

Milepost. Circa 1840, Iron founders Allen and Co of Taunton. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, hollow in section, sloping top and plinth with founders name. Inscribed in raised lettering left side 'HONITON 11 3/8", right "TAUNTON 7". Set at an angle leaning backwards, about 1.2m high. 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, 1995).

Listing NGR: ST2272815292

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 22728 15292

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