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Flush Bracket OSBM 219: Maiden Newton   

Flush Bracket on face of abutment of bridge over railway, 33 chains N.N.E. of Maiden Newton Railway Station [2GL]; base of SE side of railway bridge, SW side of railway, SE face, E angle.

Location
Grid reference: SY 5952 9849.
Landranger 194: Dorchester & Weymouth, Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Explorer 117: Cerne Abbas & Bere Regis.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB219.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
218 Maiden Newton Railway Station 682.50m to the southeast.
220 Cattistock, St Helens Lane 823.65m to the northwest.
221 by Cattistock Mill 1.36km to the northwest.
217 Langcombe Bottom 1.52km to the southeast.
222 Sandhills 2.08km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Dorchester, 12.91km to the southeast.

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 348.9130 feet [106.3487 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 face of abutment of bridge over railway, 33 chains N.N.E. of Maiden Newton Railway Station.

Logged Visits
Visited on 12th September 2010 by RHW. Grid reference: SY 5952 9849. Condition: Good.
W abutment, S side of bridge, facing SE.. Railside.

Visited on 19th August 2009 by AndyG. Condition: Unreachable but visible.
Railside.
Viewed from above.
Top of the bracket just visible looking straight down over the parapet.
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