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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw


Weymouth, Dorset: 'port'; on Weymouth Bay.
SY6878; sheet 194
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Weymouth & Melcomb Regis
Description of
the Port
Incapable of
improvemt.
Stands upon a small Fresh from the Land Eastward of the Bill and Road of Portland But here the Tydes rise no more than 7 Foot or thereabouts alike uncertain as at ye. two foregoing Places, And have not above 3 ft. of Water in the Entrance to the Harbour, Which to add no more are impediments that preclude entirely all thoughts of improvemt for the Navy.

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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw

© Jean and Martin Norgate: 2002
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