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Flush Bracket OSBM 223: Chantmarle Lane   

Flush Bracket in base of abutment of bridge over railway, Chantmarle Lane [2GL]; E side of railway, S side of railway bridge, junction of abutment, S face.

Location
Grid reference: ST 5905 0222.
Landranger 194: Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Explorer 117: Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB223.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
222 Sandhills 1.90km to the south.
224 Holywell 2.09km to the north.
221 by Cattistock Mill 2.56km to the south.
220 Cattistock, St Helens Lane 3.01km to the south.
219 Maiden Newton 3.76km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Thornford, 10.49km 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 410.8920 feet [125.2399 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Thornford to Dorchester levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket in base of abutment of bridge over railway, Chantmarle Lane.

Logged Visits
Visited on 12th September 2010 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 5904 0222. Condition: Good.
E abutment, S side of road, facing S..

Visited on 19th August 2009 by AndyG. Condition: Unreachable but visible.
Railside.
Viewed from above over the parapet of an ornate bridge obviously built to blend in with the adjacent Chantmarle Manor.
Top of the bracket just visible.
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