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39 AND 40, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9508 / 50°57'2"N

Longitude: 0.731 / 0°43'51"E

OS Eastings: 591920

OS Northings: 120366

OS Grid: TQ919203

Mapcode National: GBR QXP.CMB

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.DMN

Plus Code: 9F22XP2J+89

Entry Name: 39 AND 40, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 11 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434277

Location: Rye, Rother, East Sussex, TN31

County: East Sussex

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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Nos 39 & 40
TQ 9120 1/67


Originally one house, now 2 shops with rooms above each. 2 storeys. 3 windows.
Tiled roof. This is a timber framod building of which the south front facing
the greet is entirely modern, and has curved tiles on the lst floor and
a shop front below. A passage (known as The Needles) separates the building
from the Standard Inn to the west. The timber framing of the original C16
house is visible in this passage, in the west wall of the house. At the
north west corner, the eaves overhang to nearly the whole width of the passage,
but at the street end tile passage has been cut out of the house itself leaving
only a boarded partition as the west wall of the house on the ground floor.
The north front has a tile hung gable. The VCH says that No 39 contains C16
panelling and a Cl7 staircase and both houses have ceiling beams and open

Nos 34 to 40 (consec) & The Standard Inn form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ9192120365

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