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A Coloured Plan of "the forte of Haleboling, upon the haven of Corck"; drawn [by Sir Josias Bodley?] about 1611

A Coloured Plan of

Cartographer: [Bodley, Josias ]

Medium: Ink and watercolour on parchment

Date: 1611

Shelfmark: Cotton Augustus I.ii.f.36

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript Map

Map scale ratio: 1 '' : 75 Feet

This watercolour shows the fort at Haleboling and dates from around 1611. It is largely pictorial, with the fort occupying a disproportionate area, leaving only a small margin of surrounding land. The key notes that the ‘land is much bigger than here the figure shewes’ and that there is a decline in the hill that the fort is built on.
The drawing shows the two platform structure, the soldier’s lodgings, the gunner’s lodgings and a platform for ordnance.

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