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Flush Bracket OSBM 245: East Street Drove Railway Crossing   

Flush Bracket on face of cottage at East Street Drove Railway Crossing [2GL].

Location
Grid reference: ST 4714 1925.
Landranger 193: Taunton & Lyme Regis, Chard & Bridport.
Explorer 129: Yeovil & Sherborne.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB245.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
246 Bearley Bridge 524.79m to the northwest.
244 Cartgate Bridge 923.47m to the east.
247 Martock Station 1.32km to the northwest.
243 Marsh Lane Railway Bridge 1.91km to the southeast.
248 Coat 2.08km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 14.01km 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 102.9160 feet [31.3688 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 face of cottage at East Street Drove Railway Crossing.

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th July 2008 by Brisey. Condition: Destroyed.
It is hard to see the route of the GWR Taunton to Yeovil railway now, but field gates angled to the old drove road give away the crossing position. I was hopeful that the cottage might still be occupied, or derelict, but I found only a grassy plot.
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