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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw


Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex: [Cookmere] 'haven'; mouth of the River Cuckmere running into the English Channel.
TV5197; sheet 199
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Cookmere
Never was
considerable
Scituate a little to the Westward of Beachy Head is a very small Fresh, and the Levell about it of little extent, nevertheless the same Custome of enclosing the Wast Ground within the Flux and Reflux of the Tydes have likewise prevailed, however there is very little to be taken notice of at this Place for the improvements Wee are seeking.

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summary relating to this harbour

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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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