MEM22976 - Signpost southwest of Cross Lane Farm, Allerford (Building)

Summary

A post-medieval guide post was visible on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. A post is still extant here, which may or may not be the same post.

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Full Description

A post-medieval guide post was visible on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. This was still seen on the 2014 MasterMap. [1-4] The signpost recorded here on the 2014 MasterMap data was visited in September 2015 and its condition assessed. It has SCC (Somerset County Council) repeated on the four sides of a pyramid finial. The attached fingers read: ALLERFORD BOSSINGTON 1 PORLOCK 1 1/2 A39 MINEHEAD 4 1/2 A39. This may or may not be the post shown on previous historic mapping. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1933-1938. County Series, Third Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Various. 2015. Exmoor and West Somerset Signpost Survey Pilot. SW1.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 90489 46850 (point) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 fluvial
  • Signpost Project Pilot 2015 (C): SW1

Record last edited

Mar 4 2019 1:41PM

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