MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2309 1680

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060272

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2309 1680

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MILEPOST ON B3170 AT NGR ST 2309 1680

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 23091 16818

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST21NW OTTERFORD CP

6/39 Milepost on B3170 at NGR ST 2309 1680

II

Milepost. Circa 1840. Allen and Co of Taunton, iron founders. Cast iron. Triangular in plan, hollow in section sloping top, plinth with name of iron founders set below ground level. Inscribed in raised lettering right "TAUNTON 6", left "HONITON 12 3/8'. 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, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST2309116818

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 271207

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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