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Flush Bracket OSBM 249: Thorney   

Flush Bracket on base of abutment of bridge over railway, Thorney [2GL]; railway bridge, SE angle, N abutment (last levelled and verified 1913).

Location
Grid reference: ST 4280 2310.
Landranger 193: Taunton & Lyme Regis, Chard & Bridport.
Explorer 129: Yeovil & Sherborne.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB249.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
250 Muchelney 1.75km to the north.
251 Huish Episcopi 3.19km to the north.
1710 Hambridge Flour Mills and Brewery 3.21km to the west.
248 Coat 3.72km to the southeast.
252 Langport Railway Station 3.74km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is North Petherton, 17.56km to the northwest.

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 32.9240 feet [10.0352 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 of bridge over railway, Thorney.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th March 2006 by the_cheshire_cat. Condition: Unknown.
Disused railway embankment and trackbed too overgrown to see if FB down there, but presume it will be, as bridge seems unaltered.
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