The Boundaries of Rye
Beating the bounds is an ancient custom which has been observed in Rye on occasion over the years. The custom started in times when there were few maps. Sometimes the events were known as name Gangdays, and participants would be going a-ganging. Records of Gangdays date prior to the Norman Conquest.
Rye follows the traditional pattern of old and young members of the community walking the the boundaries of the parish. Continue reading Beating the Bounds of Rye 1982