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The Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9502 / 50°57'0"N

Longitude: 0.7327 / 0°43'57"E

OS Eastings: 592046

OS Northings: 120308

OS Grid: TQ920203

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.632

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.M8Y

Entry Name: The Tower House

Listing Date: 12 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435056

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

1.
1578 WEST STREET
(North East Side)

The Tower House
TQ 9220 1/100 12.10.51.

II GV


2.
A late C17 or early C18 front to a possibly earlier house. 2 storeys and
attic. 6 windows. The house stands at a point where the street makes
a slight angle in the facade with 3 windows on either side, as if it had
possibly consisted of 2 houses originally. Parapet. 3 dormers. Large
3-light windows with cambered head linings on the ground floor of the north
wing. Other windows ordinary sash windows. Very fine C17 doorway in fluted
frame with carved panel over it and large curved flat hood above supported
by carved brackets. C18 6-panel moulded door. Modern addition to the
north.

Nos 1 & 2, Norman House, The Tower House, Lamb House, Nos 13 to 17 (consec)
and No 1 Mermaid Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ9204720311

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

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