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The Monastery, Rye

Description: The Monastery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 291942

OS Grid Reference: TQ9216720490
OS Grid Coordinates: 592167, 120490
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9518, 0.7345

Location: Conduit Hill, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7LE

Locality: Rye
Local Authority: Rother District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN31 7LE

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Listing Text


The Monastery
TQ 9220 1/98 12.10.51.


This building is now a pottery. It is the remains of the Chapel of the Austin
Friary dating from about 1380. The walls are of stone rubble with stone
dressings. There are buttresses at the south west and north west angles.
In the south wall are 3 C14 windows containing 3 trefoil ogee-headed lights
and leaf tracery above. In the west wall is the pointed arch of a window
and in the east gable, which dates from the C16, a square-headed window containing
2 elliptically-arched lights. The windows in the north wall were inserted
in 1906. Scheduled as an AM.

Listing NGR: TQ9215720488

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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