Rye, East Sussex

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[1]; [2] say the oldest church turret clock with its original mechanism is the 1560 clock in St Mary's Church, Rye.
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Isaac Todhunter (1820-1884) was born in Rye [3].


References (show)

  1. Timpson, John. Timpson's Towns of England and Wales. Oddities & Curiosities. Jarrold, Norwich, (1989), PB ed, (1994), 2nd ptg, 1995. p.157
  2. Allen, Bernard M. William Garnett. A Memoir. Heffer, Cambridge, 1933. D.J. p.49
  3. Ball, Walter William Rouse. A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1889, p.131

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