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For more than 900 years the Parish Church of Rye, dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, has dominated the hill on which the old town stands. Today, if you wish, you can climb the church tower where, from the top, you can see magnificent views of Rye and...more
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Dates back to the 12th century, the church yard bears witness to history. A couple of the buttresses were typical of the architecture in its day. The interior was much however...The war memorial at the entrance was a feature in several scenes of BBC’s Mapp...More
History goes back to 12th century and you can feel that when entering the church!
The church is dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin and has a long history of fire set by the French, murder in the churchyard and lots of stained-glass windows can...More
This is a most lovely Church, a visit to Rye is not complete without a look inside and a walk up the tower. The view from the base of the spire is fabulous. It was a clear crisp Monday morning for us, to be able...More
Church with many interesting features dating from the 12th century.
Well worth paying for a climb to the top which is a little adventure.
Passing through the ringing chamber, up past the bells and eventually onto the roof.
You'll be rewarded with great views.
Had a pleasant walk around Rye town which is picturesque. St Mary's was built in the 12th century and has a climbable bell tower with some good views on a clear sunny day of the town. The plaque above the clock says 'for our time...More