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Flush Bracket OSBM 226: Dixon's Bridge   

Flush Bracket 5 feet from abutment of Dixon's Bridge over railway [2GL]; N parapet of Dixons Bridge, W side of railway, NE face.

Location
Grid reference: ST 5982 0689.
Landranger 194: Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Explorer 117: Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB226.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
225 Melbury Bubb, Railway Bridge 237.70m to the south.
227 Chetnole, Railway Station Bridge 651.92m to the north.
228 Chetnole, Railway Bridge 1.21km to the north.
229 Winterhays 2.25km to the north.
224 Holywell 2.65km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 5.82km 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 302.8900 feet [92.3209 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Thornford to Dorchester levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket 5 feet from abutment of Dixon's Bridge over railway.

Logged Visits
Visited on 28th April 2016 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4935537

Visited on 28th October 2015 by jonglew. Grid reference: ST 59838 06891. Condition: Good.
FB is trackside, on NW abuttment. Access to track from field on SW side bridge. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20151028-DixonsBrMelburyBubbDorsetFB06-FB226-1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20151028-DixonsBrMelburyBubbDorsetFB06-FB226-2.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20151028-DixonsBrMelburyBubbDorsetFB06-FB226-3.jpg

Visited on 12th September 2010 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 5982 0688. Condition: Good.
E face of west wing wall, 5ft N of abutment.. Railside.

Visited on 19th August 2009 by AndyG. Condition: Unreachable but visible.
Railside.
Viewed from above.
In a similar postion to 225 Melbury Bubb on the west side embankment retaining wall about 2m north of the bridge arch.
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