Plan of the City Defences

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Plan of the City Defences

The plan shows the positions of batteries (gun platforms) around the city walls, especially at the gates and castle. Outlying defences included four major forts, one placed at each of the main roads into the city.

Source: Kain, R. and Ravenhill, W. (eds) 1999, Historical Atlas of South-West England.

Acknowledgments: Exeter City Council M. Stoyle