Rock Channel

Views from the Ypres Tower

Views from the Ypres Tower

Thanks to Clive Sawyer for permission to use his photos. On the balcony of the Ypres Tower are direction maps to help you understand what you are looking at: Romney Marsh?  the River Rother?  Rock Channel?  former shipbuilding sites?  the nearest wind farm? Rye Harbour? Camber? Dungeness?  France?  Here are some of the views.  Come … read more …

First posted in Featured, Rye Town History, Ypres Tower Posts on 8th March 2015
Last updated: 11th March 2015
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Rye’s Harbour Today

Rye’s Harbour Today

Rye is still a small seaport. Its own harbour (as distinct from the community of Rye Harbour) is over a mile from the sea on the River Rother with moorings within the river system of the town. The River Rother is joined by the rivers Tillingham and Brede at Rock Channel. Use is restricted to … read more …

First posted in Rye Town History, Surrounding Towns and Villages on 14th February 2009
Last updated: 7th December 2012
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