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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw

Harbour Locations
The following river 'havens', 'rivers' and 'ports' were considered by Dummer and Wiltshaw. The location of each is given by an approximate British National Grid Reference and the Landranger 1:50000 Ordnance Survey sheet number.
Chichester, Portsmouth, Cowes, Plymouth and Helford were mentioned but not charted.
location of places surveyed Rye 'haven'; mouth of the River Rother, at Camber, running into Rye Bay in the English Channel.
TQ9417; sheet 189
Pevensey [Pemsey] 'haven'; mouth of several small rivers, including the Pevensey Haven, running into Pevensey Bay in the English Channel.
TQ6504; sheet 199
Cuckmere Haven [Cookmere] 'haven'; mouth of the River Cuckmere running into the English Channel.
TV5197; sheet 199
Newhaven 'haven'; mouth of the River Ouse running into the English Channel.
TQ4500; sheet 198
Shoreham 'river'; mouth of the River Adur, at Kingston by Sea, below Shoreham by Sea, running into the English Channel.
TQ2105; sheet 198
Arundel [Arundell, Arundall] 'river'; mouth of the River Arun, at Littlehampton, running into the English Channel.
TQ0201; sheet 197
Chichester harbour on the English Channel.
SU7_0_; sheet 197
Portsmouth harbour on The Solent.
SU6_0_; sheet 196
Southampton Water and Solent [Hampton] 'river'; Southampton Water, mouths of the River Test and River Itchen, running into The Solent.
SU4_0_; sheet 196
Bursledon [Bussleton] 'river'; mouth of the River Hamble at Hamble Haven below Bursledon, running into Southampton Water, off The Solent.
SU4805; sheet 196
Beaulieu [Beauley] 'river'; mouth of the Beaulieu River at Lepe, running into The Solent.
SZ4398; sheet 196
Lymington 'river'; mouth of the Lymington River running into The Solent.
SZ3396; sheet 196
Christchurch [Christ Church] 'river'; mouth of the River Stour and River Avon at Mudeford, by Christchurch, running into Christchurch Bay in the English Channel.
SZ1891; sheet 195
Poole 'port'; mouths of several rivers including the River Frome and River Puddle, running into Poole Harbour, thence to Poole Bay in the English Channel.
SZ0_8_; sheet 195
Weymouth 'port'; on Weymouth Bay.
SY6878; sheet 194
Exmouth 'port'; at end of the estuary of the River Exe, below Exeter, running into the English Channel.
SY0081; sheet 192
Dartmouth 'port'; at the bottom of the estuary of the River Dart, running into the English Channel.
SX8751; sheet 202
Fowey 'port'; at the bottom of the estuary of the River Fowey, running into the English Channel.
SX1251; sheet 200
Falmouth 'port'; beside the Carrick Roads towards the bottom of the estuary of the River Fal, running into Falmouth Bay in the English Channel.
SW8233; sheet 204
Helford 'port'; at the mouth of the Helford River, running into the English Channel.
SW7726; sheet 204

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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw

© Jean and Martin Norgate: 2002
with information courtesy of Hampshire CC Museums Service
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