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Flush Bracket OSBM 364: Edithmead Bridge   

Flush Bracket on abutment of Edithmead Bridge, over railway [2GL]; Edithmead Bridge, E side of railway, S face (ODN 6.3612m, AGL 0.5m). The 1930 map shows the FB on the south side of the south parapet, 17ft below the cut mark on the north parapet - the height indicates that the FB will be at rail level rather than road level.

Location
Grid reference: ST 3235 4971.
Landranger 182: Weston-super-Mare, Bridgwater & Wells.
Explorer 140: Quantock Hills & Bridgwater.
Explorer 153: Weston-Super-Mare & Bleadon Hill.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB364.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
365 Crooked Lane Bridge 1.36km to the north.
G2254 Edithmead, The Elms 1.44km to the southeast.
363 Worston Bridge 1.46km to the south.
G2515 White Cross, Fox and Goose Inn 1.73km to the east.
366 Brent Knoll, RailwayBridge 1.77km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is North Petherton, 16.88km 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 20.8410 feet [6.3523 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the North Petherton to Flax Bourton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on abutment of Edithmead Bridge, over railway.

Logged Visits
Visited on 24th April 2016 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Couldn't see it from the bridge above.

Visited on 28th July 2013 by cjo. Condition: Good.
railside

Visited on 27th July 2011 by gutlord62. Condition: Good.
Good condition but a bit weathered. Couldn't find cut mark.

Visited on 16th January 2011 by devonsurveyor. Grid reference: ST 3234 4974. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Tried to find this. The bridge has been damaged over time. No sign on visible bridge parapit.
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