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Latitude: 50.9319 / 50°55'54"N
Longitude: -3.101 / 3°6'3"W
OS Eastings: 322728
OS Northings: 115292
OS Grid: ST227152
Mapcode National: GBR M1.PN6N
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DN.1RB
Entry Name: Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2275 1535
Listing Date: 18 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060231
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271208
Location: Otterford, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA20
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Otterford
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST21NW OTTERFORD CP
6/40 Milepost on B3170 at NGR ST 2275
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
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