Coastal defence, castles

Norden's Hampshire 1595

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coastal defence John Norden's map, 1595, shows many of the coastal defences. Several castles are drawn and labelled, including one ruin, the 'Ruynes of hasel worth castle'. Artillery style fortifications are clearly drawn around Portsmouth.


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'modern' name (parish; ngr) and old name (hundred) if given.
The list includes inland castles as well as the coastal defences.
Calshot Castle (Fawley parish; SU488025) = calshott castle (Newforest Hundred)
calshott castle (Newforest Hundred) = Calshot Castle (Fawley parish; SU488025)
hasel worth castle (Newforest Hundred) = Haselworth Castle (Gosport parish; SZ6198?)
Haselworth Castle (Gosport parish; SZ6198?) = hasel worth castle (Newforest Hundred)
Hurst Castle (Milford-on-Sea parish; SZ3189) = hurst castle (Christchurche Hundred)
hurst castle (Christchurche Hundred) = Hurst Castle (Milford-on-Sea parish; SZ3189)
Netley Castle (Hound parish; SU451088)
Odiham Castle (Odiham parish; SU725518)
portchester (Portesdowne Hundred) = Portchester Castle (Fareham parish; SU6204)
Portchester Castle (Fareham parish; SU6204) = portchester (Portesdowne Hundred)
south castle (Portesdowne Hundred) = Southsea Castle (Portsmouth parish; SZ6498)
Southsea Castle (Portsmouth parish; SZ6498) = south castle (Portesdowne Hundred)
St Andrew's Castle (Hamble parish; SU4806?) = St Androws castle (Mansbridge Hundred)
St Androws castle (Mansbridge Hundred) = St Andrew's Castle (Hamble parish; SU4806?)
References
Saunders, A D: 1977: Hampshire Coastal Defence since the Introduction of Artillery: Royal Archaeolgical institute:: with excellent references

Saunders, Andrew: 1997: Channel Defences: Batsford:: ISBN 0 7134 7595 1

:: Defence of the Realm: (unpublished):: interpretive planning for Portsmouth and the surrounding area

Fox, Russell: 1991 (Nov): Portsmouth's Ramparts Revisited: Fortress: no 11: pp29-38

Williams-Freeman, J P: 1934: Coast of Hampshire, The: ProcHFC: 12: 218-220

Butchart, C B R: 1955: Hampshire Castles: Warren and Son (Winchester, Hampshire)



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