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Rye Things to Do: 40 reviews and 90 photos

  Yypres Tower
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  • Yypres Tower - Rye
      Yypres Tower
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  • Ypres Tower - Rye
  • Canon - Rye
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This is the part of the old fortification that is left standing today and dates back to 1249.

Once it was used for as a prison but now it is a museum.

During the 14th century Rye's defences were strengthened with stone walls and 4 gateways after the town was destroyed in 1377 by the French.

Only the Landgate still stands and sadly no remains of the original Norman Castle.

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  • Updated Oct 6, 2006
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