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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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Ypres Tower Story

Ypres Tower Story

See also the History of Rye Castle Museum.  And if you click on WACOR at right you will find plenty about the Women’s Tower Project.  When was it built? Nobody is quite sure when Ypres Tower was built. It may have been part of a royal castle built sometime between 1230 and 1250, during the … read more …

First posted in Featured, Rye Buildings and Defences, Ypres Tower Posts on 16th February 2009
Last updated: 2nd July 2014
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