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Flush Bracket OSBM 227: Chetnole, Railway Station Bridge   

Flush Bracket on abutment of bridge over railway S.W. of Chetnole [2GL]; support of S parapet of bridge, W side of railway, E face.

Location
Grid reference: ST 5977 0754.
Landranger 194: Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Explorer 117: Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB227.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
228 Chetnole, Railway Bridge 560.36m to the north.
226 Dixon's Bridge 651.92m to the south.
225 Melbury Bubb, Railway Bridge 886.85m to the south.
229 Winterhays 1.60km to the north.
G3571 Leigh, Brook Cottage 2.64km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 5.17km to the north.

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 262.7170 feet [80.0761 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 abutment of bridge over railway S.W. of Chetnole.

Logged Visits
Visited on 24th September 2012 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
Spotted from a train on approach to Chetnole Station from the south.

Visited on 12th September 2010 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 5976 0754. Condition: Good.
E face of W abutment, near S end.. Just beyond station platform. Railside.

Visited on 19th August 2009 by AndyG. Condition: Unreachable but visible.
Just visible by leaning over the fence at the east end of the southern parapet.
On the west side of the line.
34067 Tangmere passed on its way back to Weymouth after turning at Yeovil.

Visited on 13th May 2009 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Under the bridge at the side of the railway track.

Visited on 3rd August 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: ST 5977 0755. Condition: Good.
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