Rye Sussex


Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Rye. You may be able to find further references to Rye in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
RYE a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Rye (or Eastern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Rye within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 6
Celia Fiennes Tunbridge Wells and Rye 5
William Camden Kent 3
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 2
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 2
William Cobbett Aug. 30th to Sept. 1st, 1823: Sussex and Kent 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Paul Hentzner Arrival and London 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Rye Harbour 0 2
Goldspur 0 2
Icklesham 0 2
Playden 0 2
Winchelsea 15 2
East Guldeford 0 2
Udimore 0 2
Peasmarsh 0 2
Iden 0 2
Camber 0 2
Pett 0 2
Cinque Ports 0 2
Gostrow 0 2
Beckley 0 2
Broomhill 2 2
Oxney 0 2
Wittersham 1 2
Stone 0 2
Fairfield 0 2
Brookland 0 2