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The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from:

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Paul Timbrell   Link to this

The reference to lighthouses and Harwich is significant. The port has two pairs of lighthouses ( now disused ) at Harwich and Dovercourt. These lights were so designed that when the higher and lower flames were kept in line a vessel was in the safe channel to enter port. Pepys' interest in Harwich would quicken in the future. He became its MP in 1679.

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