Shapes of Buildings

Glimpses of  Countryside

Buildings Closing a View

Pavements & Streets

Timber Framed Houses

Wattle & Daub

Weatherboarding

Use of Bricks

Use of Stone

Stucco & Rendering

Tile Hanging

Mathematical Tiles

Painting Bricks & Tiles

The Coming of Slate

Glass and Glazing

Unusual Features in Rye

Cast Iron

Changes in Fashion

Shapes of Rye
Materials of Rye

Shapes of Streets

Glimpses of Country Gallery
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Many streets in Rye have a gentle curve which prevents the eye from seeing the whole street at once.  The curve stimulates interest and entices the visitor to walk further to see what is around the corner.


Looking down Traders Passage 

Looking down West Street 

Street Shapes

Images and text by John Griffiths, Rye Conservation Society

Building Shapes Gallery