Queen Elizabeth I

The Gun Garden Story

The Gun Garden Story

  The Ypres Tower’s Surrounds (The feature photo is © Copyright Malc McDonald and licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence) • What we now know as Ypres Tower (13th century) was the sole defence of Rye until Edward III gave successive grants for the building of stone walls and gates. Even these additional … read more …

First posted in Featured, Invasion Coast, Rye Buildings and Defences on 10th September 2010
Last updated: 16th January 2014
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History of Rye’s Harbour

History of Rye’s Harbour

NB: Rye is approximately two miles from the sea, at the confluence of three rivers–the Rother, the Tillingham and the Brede.  In these articles ‘Rye’s harbour’ refers to the waterways immediately surrounding the town and should not be confused with the community of  Rye Harbour established closer to the sea in the early 19th century. … read more …

First posted in Rye's Harbour on 2nd February 2009
Last updated: 7th December 2012
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