Cape Coast Castle, Upper Plan, 1756

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This record was last updated on 15 Feb 2016

Image Reference

The National Archives, London (formerly, Public Record Office), MPG 1/234; see Comments.

Surveyed in March 1756 by Justly Watson, Director of Engineers, this colored manuscript plan shows apartments for European personnel, batteries, barracks for soldiers,"chapel or Great Hall"; etc. The "slave yard" is in the upper right hand corner of the structure. (See also, "Cape Coast Castle, Ground Plan", image reference PRO-3 on this website).