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Projecting Bracket: Upton Crossing   

Bracket on abutment of bridge over stream, near Upton Crossing [2GL]; Old type bracket on NW face of bridge parapet, SW side of railway track, W side of road [3GL]; PROJECTING BRACKET PARA BR SW SIDE RLY W SIDE RD (height 87.9374m, 0.6m above ground).

Location
Grid reference: ST 9442 4055.
Landranger 184: Salisbury & The Plain, Amesbury.
Explorer 143: Warminster & Trowbridge.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: PB0030.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
66 Upton Folly 694.62m to the northeast.
G3784 Corton 828.73m to the west.
65 Codford Railway Station, Signal Box 1.13km to the southeast.
67 Heytesbury, Railway Station, Goods Shed 2.59km to the northwest.
S0416 Heytesbury, 73 High Street 2.69km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Upton Lovell, 2.27km to the northeast.

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 288.5030 feet [87.9357 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Upton Lovell to Flax Bourton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Bracket on abutment of bridge over stream, near Upton Crossing.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This projecting bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Upton Lovell to Thornford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Old type bracket on NW face of bridge parapet, SW side of railway track, W side of road.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th May 2014 by droggy. Condition: Inaccessible.
Couldn't get to this one. There was no answer from the small cottage next to the level crossing (which may have been a Signal Box/Crossing Cottage in the past) and so there appears to be no route to the PB except perhaps along the railway line which is obviously out-of-bounds.
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