MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2275 1535

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060231

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2275 1535

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2275 1535

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: Otterford

National Grid Reference: ST 22728 15292

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 271208

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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