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Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2309 1680, Otterford

Description: Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2309 1680

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271207

OS Grid Reference: ST2309116818
OS Grid Coordinates: 323091, 116818
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9457, -3.0961

Location: B3170, Otterford, Somerset TA3 7DD

Locality: Otterford
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 7DD

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Listing Text


6/39 Milepost on B3170 at NGR ST 2309


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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