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Flush Bracket OSBM 44: Brook, Railway Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of abutment of bridge over railway, near Brook Farm Dairy [2GL]; railway bridge, SW angle of buttress.

Location
Grid reference: SU 3409 2894.
Landranger 185: Winchester & Basingstoke, Andover & Romsey.
Explorer 131: Romsey, Andover & Test Valley.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB44.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
45 Lower Brook, Fishing Cottage 1.16km to the south.
43 Horsebridge, John of Gaunt Inn 1.55km to the north.
46 Mottisfont, Railway Station 2.62km to the south.
42 King's Somborne 2.99km to the northeast.
1915 by Malthouse Inn 3.54km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Maybush, 14.78km to the south.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 90.4920 feet [27.5820 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Winchester to Upton Lovell levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on base of abutment of bridge over railway, near Brook Farm Dairy.

Logged Visits
Visited on 24th September 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SU 340 289. Condition: Good.
Brook: bridge over Test Way. Under bridge which carries farm road over old railway line. SW angle W face of buttress. Nettles. GOML, CCTV &c - no direct access from road - best approach via Test Way

Visited on 4th November 1997 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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