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Latitude: 50.9457 / 50°56'44"N
Longitude: -3.0961 / 3°5'45"W
OS Eastings: 323091
OS Northings: 116819
OS Grid: ST230168
Mapcode National: GBR M1.NPFZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DL.X7J
Entry Name: Milepost on B3170 at Ngr St 2309 1680
Listing Date: 18 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060272
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271207
Location: Otterford, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Otterford
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST21NW OTTERFORD CP
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
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