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Flush Bracket OSBM 253: Port Field   

Flush Bracket on base of abutment of occupation bridge over railway, Port Field [2GL]; FL BR 253 RLY BR NE SIDE DIS RLY SW FACE JUNC SE SIDE RD - FB reported destroyed 24/10/1975; note location corrected to ST 4094 2726, a different bridge from that previously suggested and checked at ST 4122 2695.

Location
Grid reference: ST 4094 2726.
Landranger 193: Taunton & Lyme Regis, Chard & Bridport.
Explorer 129: Yeovil & Sherborne.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB253.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
252 Langport Railway Station 832.35m to the southeast.
254 Wick Crossing 1.06km to the west.
S6641 Langport, School 1.22km to the east.
251 Huish Episcopi 1.78km to the southeast.
255 Oath Bridge 2.24km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is North Petherton, 13.83km 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 31.2340 feet [9.5201 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the North Petherton to Flax Bourton (Axmouth to Perry Farm Branch) and Thornford to North Petherton levelling lines. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on base of abutment of occupation bridge over railway, Port Field.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th March 2006 by the_cheshire_cat. Condition: Destroyed.
Confirmed the observation below!!

Visited on 4th August 2005 by iainmac. Condition: Destroyed.
Railway line gone - bridge gone.
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