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Projecting Bracket: Thistleton Gap Railway Bridge   

Bracket on E. wall of railway bridge, 15 chains N.W. from Thistle Gap [2GL]; Old style bracket on E wall of railway bridge at junction of wall & bridge, S side of railway [3GL]; BRACKET OLD TYPE RLY BR JUNC WALL S SIDE RLY.

Location
Grid reference: SK 9011 1878.
Landranger 130: Grantham, Sleaford & Bourne.
Explorer 247: Grantham.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: PB0029.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1234 Blue Point Farm 1.01km to the northwest.
1233 Thistleton, Top House Farm 1.45km to the southeast.
S8244 By Gunby Gorse 1.69km to the north.
1235 Sewstern, Main Street 3.21km to the north.
1232 Heath Lodge 3.22km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Waltham on the Wolds, 11.17km to the northwest.

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 395.7400 feet [120.6216 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Castor to Waltham on the Wolds levelling line. The surveyor's description was Bracket on E. wall of railway bridge, 15 chains N.W. from Thistle Gap.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This projecting bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Castor to Waltham on the Wolds levelling line. The surveyor's description was Old style bracket on E wall of railway bridge at junction of wall & bridge, S side of railway.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th August 2007 by LesC. Grid reference: SK 9011 1878. Condition: Probably destroyed.
The OS database entry for this PB puts its location as: railway bridge, junction [with] wall, south side of railway. There is no PB at this location, but there is an indentation in the brickwork at ground level of about the correct size, that might be where the bracket was mounted.
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