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Potteries in Rye

Adapted from an article by David Sharp There have always been Potters in Rye and some examples of medieval Rye pottery can be seen in the Ypres Tower. (More recent examples are displayed at the East Street site.) Potters were again active in Rye during the eighteenth century and a brick works and pottery existed … read more …

First posted in Rye Trades and Industries on 30th October 2009
Last updated: 26th January 2013
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The Merrythought: promoter of Rye Pottery

The Merrythought: promoter of Rye Pottery

By Tarquin & Biddy Cole This article not only tells about the pottery business in Rye — of which Rye Pottery (founded 1869) is the survivor) but gives an insight into other aspects of the town’s history and the people who have lived and worked here. The Coles, it should be noted, have been good friends to … read more …

First posted in Rye Trades and Industries on 28th October 2009
Last updated: 12th February 2013
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