Mermaid Street, Rye, Sussex
This view of the rear of The Mermaid Inn is taken from Mermaid Passage which is a little cobbled passage running uphill from The Mint, through the Mermaid Inn's yard and archway, into Mermaid Street.
The timber-framed house on the left is called 'The House Opposite'. There are some other houses with unusual names such as 'The house with two doors' and 'The house with the seat'.
Most of these timber-framed buildings are either Tudor or Medieval in origin.
Another of the very fine timber-framed houses in Mermaid Street circa 15th century. Notice that the dormer windows in the roof are jettied which I don't think we've seen before.
This view is looking across Wish Ward and the Strand, at the bottom of the street, through the Deals to Strand Quay.
The Tourist Information Centre is on the Strand Quay.