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A Prospect of Hurst Castle

A Prospect of Hurst Castle

Artist: Phillips, Thos

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1733

Shelfmark: Ktop XIV

Item number: 63-1-a

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This is an east prospect of the castle built by Henry VIII for the defence of the channel called the Needles. The castle stands on a narrow neck of land extending from the main land of Hampshire and commanding a view of the sea in every direction.

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