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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw

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HMCMS Map Collection inventory entry
Map, hand coloured manuscript, The Port of Rye, East Sussex, by Edmund Dummer and Captain Thomas Wiltshaw, Royal Navy, 1698.
Published in A Survey of the Ports on the South West Coast of England from Dover to the Lands-end.
wxh, map:- 203x314mm
scale:- 1 to 50000 ? (1 to 44458 from scale line assuming a statute mile or 1 to 51216 assuming a sea mile)
item:- HMCMS:FA1991.24.1

transcript
title:- The Port of RYE at low Water
table:- a : Part of the Haven right against ye Town now dry at low Water was 15 & 16 ft. deep within Memory at that Place.
b : The Haven lyes dry at low Water at this time.
c : The Entrance or Mouth of the Haven. 2 or 3 fam: deep at low Water
d : Shoale Ground again just wth:out it and so to two Miles in Length
b,c,d : May be Cable & half in distance & is all the space yt: ye. small Vessells have to Float in at low Water
d,e : The length of the Shoale wth:out ye Havens Mouth to the Barr and reckoned two Miles.
f. : Winchelsea
g. : Ditto Levell
h : Ditto Castle
i. : Sockett
k. : Romsey Marsh
l. : Guildford
m. : Scotch Flatt
n. : Cravens Sluice
o.o. : New Sluice & Wall
p. : Knocks Sluice
q. : Wettersham Levell
r. : Kent Bridge
s. : Island of Oxney
t. : Appledoor Levell

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Rye, East Sussex
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South Coast Harbours 1698
report by Edmund Dummer and Thomas Wiltshaw

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