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Flush Bracket OSBM 244: Cartgate Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of abutment, Cartgate Bridge [2GL}.

Location
Grid reference: ST 4802 1897.
Landranger 193: Taunton & Lyme Regis, Chard & Bridport.
Explorer 129: Yeovil & Sherborne.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB244.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
245 East Street Drove Railway Crossing 923.47m to the west.
243 Marsh Lane Railway Bridge 1.01km to the southeast.
246 Bearley Bridge 1.44km to the west.
242 Two Acre Bridge 1.79km to the southeast.
241 Montacute Railway Station 2.12km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 13.11km 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 76.7990 feet [23.4083 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 base of abutment, Cartgate Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th July 2008 by Brisey. Condition: Destroyed.
The location is now the site of Cartgate roundabout, where the A3088 leaves the A303. There are no remains of the bridge. The A3088 follows the line of the GWR Taunton - Yeovil railway.
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