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A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9519 / 50°57'6"N

Longitude: 0.734 / 0°44'2"E

OS Eastings: 592131

OS Northings: 120498

OS Grid: TQ921204

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.6DC

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.FSN

Entry Name: Whitefriars

Listing Date: 12 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291941

Location: Rye, Rother, East Sussex, TN31

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Rye

Built-Up Area: Rye

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Rye

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


TQ 9220 1/97 12.10.51.


Now the Headquarters of the St John's Ambulance Brigade of Rye. The house
consists of 2 wings and a slight projection to the north. The west wing has
a plastered front on the south side which probably dates from the C17 and
may conceal an earlier timber-framed building beneath it. On the north side
this wing has an C18 front of brick on the ground floor, hung with tiles
above and a bay window. This wing has 2 storeys and attic and 3 windows.
To the west of this is an C18 wing built in 2 sections with 2 gables towards
Conduit Hill and a mansard roof on the north and south sides. This has 3
storeys with 1 window on the south side and 2 windows on the north side.
The ground floor has an arcade on the north side, above, it is hung with
tiles. Tiled roof. Wooden eaves cornice. On the south side there is a
small 2 storey addition joining the 2 wings. The doorway is at the side
in Conduit Hill and has a flat hood over it supported on brackets. Massive
chimney on west side.

Listing NGR: TQ9214020504

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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