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Projecting Bracket: Mortimer Railway Station   

Bracket on S.E. battlement of bridge over railway, Mortimer Railway Station [2GL].

Grid reference: SU 6728 6415.
Landranger 175: Reading & Windsor, Henley-on-Thames & Bracknell.
Landranger 186: Aldershot & Guildford, Camberley & Haslemere.
Explorer 159: Reading, Wokingham & Pangbourne.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: PB0008.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S5091 Stratfield Mortimer, Mortimer Railway Station 94.34m to the southwest.
S9628 Burghfield Common, School 3.59km to the northwest.
S9627 Shinfield 6.90km to the northeast.
G3412 Milehouse Farm 7.46km to the northwest.
G3411 Wickham's Farm 7.57km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Basingstoke, 12.69km to the south.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This projecting bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 179.0400 feet [54.5714 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Basingstoke to Wallingford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Bracket on S.E. battlement of bridge over railway, Mortimer Railway Station.

Logged Visits
Visited on 8th April 2007 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Couldn't see it either - it should be within 1m of track level (comparing survey height with height of FB on station). There is a cut mark on the road parapet of the same bridge (BM0931) which is on the OS database. The PB is not on the database so I conclude probably destroyed.

Visited on 10th June 2006 by lackofluke. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Couldn't see it from the end of the platform, or at least from as far along the platform as I was allowed to go.
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