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Flush Bracket OSBM 265: Thornford, Railway Station Bridge   

Flush Bracket on wing of bridge over railway, ½ mile N.W. of Beer Hacket [2GL]; wing of bridge over railway, NE side of track, NW side of road.

Location
Grid reference: ST 5940 1250.
Landranger 194: Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Explorer 129: Yeovil & Sherborne.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB265.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
232 Beer Hacket 776.98m to the southeast.
233 Clifton Farm Railway Bridge 1.11km to the northwest.
G3907 Thornford 1.66km to the northeast.
231 Yetminster Railway Station 1.66km to the south.
234 Bradford Viaduct 1.84km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 238.54m to the northeast.

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 137.3140 feet [41.8533 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Thornford to Dorchester levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on wing of bridge over railway, ½ mile N.W. of Beer Hacket.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Dorchester to Thornford levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 12th September 2010 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 5939 1249. Condition: Good.
W face of E wing wall, 4m N from NE abutment..
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