Map of Southwold ?

We have a copy of this print in the Museum.

This map is on display in the Museum.

Sources claim that a whole series of  coastal maps were ordered by Queen Elizabeth I to  clarify what defences were in place in the event of a Spanish invasion. The map below is supposed to be the map for Southwold.

As you can see there is a fort and defensive wall.    We wonder how accurate it was!

1588 map Southwold.jpg

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