St. Mary's Church, Rye (4) Location map
 
  St. Mary's Church, Rye, Sussex, England, Great Britain   St. Mary's Church, Rye.

This view looking over the wall across the churchyard is from the street called 'Church Square' and shows the West End.

The church has been altered over the years and is now a mixture of Norman, Transitional, Early English, Decorated and Modern.

 

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  View of St. Mary's Church at the top of Lion Street, Rye, Sussex, England, Great Britain   St. Mary's Church, Rye.

This view, from the bottom of Lion Street, shows the main entrance and the church clock.

The corner of the red brick town hall with half of one of it's arches is just showing on the left immediately in front of the church tower.

 

 

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  View of the clock, St. Mary's Church, Rye, Sussex, England, Great Britain   St. Mary's Church, Rye.

A closer look at the clock on the church tower. The cherub-like figures are known as the Quarter Boys as they strike the quarter hours on the small bells but not the hours.

 

 

 

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  View of a 18th century water tower in Church Square, Rye, Sussex, England, Great Britain   Rye.

This water cistern built in the churchyard in 1735 is no longer used.

 

 

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  View from the church tower, Rye, Sussex, England, Great Britain   St. Mary's Church, Rye.

One of the views from the church tower, looking north west, showing the windmill in the distance and a small part of the Sussex countryside beyond. The small tower with a conical top in the foreground is one of two which are part of the west end of the church.

 

 

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