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Flush Bracket OSBM 1167: Scalford, Railway Station   

Flush Bracket on parapet, wall of railway bridge, Scalford Railway Station [2GL]; SE face of railway bridge at road junction.

Location
Grid reference: SK 7557 2407.
Landranger 129: Nottingham & Loughborough, Melton Mowbray.
Explorer 246: Loughborough.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1167.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1168 Scalford, School Lane 760.26m to the east.
1166 Grange Farm 875.74m to the west.
1165 Ironstone Farm 1.72km to the west.
1169 Wycomb, Manor House 1.98km to the northeast.
1170 Chadwell, Bridge Over Railway 2.61km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Waltham on the Wolds, 5.70km to the east.

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 354.8410 feet [108.1555 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Melbourne to Waltham on the Wolds levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on parapet, wall of railway bridge, Scalford Railway Station.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Waltham on the Wolds to Melbourne levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 22nd February 2014 by Brisey. Condition: Destroyed.
There are just the cut back embankments to be seen. The closed railways in this area are many, all to do with the ironstone formerly mined near here.

Visited on 23rd February 2011 by iainmac. Condition: Destroyed.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5473955084/

Visited on 31st March 2006 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 7557 2407. Condition: Destroyed.
Location (SK 7557 2407, SW end of NW abutment) confirmed from large scale maps. Bridge since removed; no trace of abutments remains.

Visited on 10th November 2004 by RHW. Condition: Destroyed.
Road improved, no trace of bridge structure, part of embankments remain
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