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6-8, Tower Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9527 / 50°57'9"N

Longitude: 0.7348 / 0°44'5"E

OS Eastings: 592181

OS Northings: 120591

OS Grid: TQ921205

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.6LN

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.G2C

Plus Code: 9F22XP3M+3W

Entry Name: 6-8, Tower Street

Listing Date: 11 July 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435182

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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The following buildings shall be added to the list:


1/150A Numbers 1-5 (consec)


Part of a terrace. C1800 but with C14 side wall to number 1 adjoining
the Landgate. Retaining wall is of stone rubble with blocked trefoil
windows above 1st floor with round-headed blocked opening with
keystone below it and ogee arched opening to plinth. 1st floor has 2
C20 stone mullioned windows. Front is of flemish brick with stone
parapet ramped up to left and old tiled roof with 2 brick
chimneystack. 2 storeys; 5 windows. Mainly early C19 12-pane cambered
sashes, but number 4 has C20 aluminium front opening casement. Ground
floor has 12-pane sash to number 3 and number 5 but C20 8 pane
shopfronts to numbers 1 and 4. Number 2 has a C20 replacement sash.
Numbers 2 and 3 have paired door cases with cornices and pilasters.
Number 3 has 4 flush panels. Number 5 has elaborate doorcase with
swags to frieze and oval paterae and retains an iron footscraper. 6
panelled door and 4 steps to street.

Listing NGR: TQ9218120591

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