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Milepost at Ngr St 2328 1382, Otterford

Description: Milepost at Ngr St 2328 1382

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271209

OS Grid Reference: ST2327413830
OS Grid Coordinates: 323274, 113830
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9188, -3.0929

Location: B3170, Otterford, Somerset TA20 3QR

Locality: Otterford
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA20 3QR

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Listing Text


8/41 Milepost at NGR ST 2328 1382


Milepost. Circa 1840. Allen and Co of Taunton, iron founders. Cast iron. Trigangular in plan, hollow in section, sloping top, plinth with name of iron founders set beneath ground level. Inscribed in raised lettering right "TAUNTON
8", left "HONITON 10 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: ST2327413830

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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