Sheerness, Kent

The dockyards of Sheerness were laid out by Samuel Pepys in the early 1660s - recall he was Clerk of Acts to the Navy [Coster (2), p.116; Pepys, 18 Aug 1665, but the note shows that Pepys' layout was a preliminary to later work.]

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Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

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