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Flush Bracket OSBM 240: Watercombe Lane Railway Bridge   

Flush Bracket on abutment of bridge over railway, Watercombe Lane [2GL]; FL BR 240 ABUT BR RLY WATERCOMBE LANE (AGL:0.5, ODN:46.664).

Location
Grid reference: ST 5363 1552.
Landranger 183: Yeovil & Frome, Shaftesbury & Shepton Mallet.
Explorer 129: Yeovil & Sherborne.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB240.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
239 Hendford Stone Works 1.30km to the east.
238 Yeovil, Addlewell Lane 2.22km to the east.
237 Yeovil Town Station 2.69km to the east.
11298 West Coker, #42 High Street 2.86km to the southwest.
10810 Longcroft 3.10km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 6.54km to the southeast.

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 153.0990 feet [46.6646 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Thornford to North Petherton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on abutment of bridge over railway, Watercombe Lane.

Logged Visits
Visited on 17th June 2006 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 5364 1555. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Bridge intact, accessible via Westland helicopters sports ground. Searched behind the nettles all in vain, better luck in winter?
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