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54-60, Church Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9498 / 50°56'59"N

Longitude: 0.7334 / 0°44'0"E

OS Eastings: 592096

OS Northings: 120269

OS Grid: TQ920202

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.68P

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.MJS

Plus Code: 9F22WPXM+W9

Entry Name: 54-60, Church Square

Listing Date: 12 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291928

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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(West Side)

Nos 54 to 60 (even)
TQ 9220 1/20 12.10.51.


One range with a C18 front to a timber-framed C15 house originally called
Grene Hall, later the Custom House, consisting of a middle hall with solar
and buttery wings. Nos 54 and 56 were the buttery wing. 2 storeys and
attic. 7 windows in all. 2 dormers containing casement windows. Fronted
with red mathematical tiles which have been renewed in places and in some
parts replaced by ordinary red tiles. Tiled roof. Windows in reveals.
Flat hoods to doorways, that at No 60 being a large heavy hood resting
on carved consoles or brackets. 6-panel moulded doors. The north wall
of No 60 has a projecting C16 chimney stack with a stepped gable and a
pointed doorway in the stack with drip stone over it and steps down through
it to the cellar, which is mediaeval. The VCH says that the hall, now
in Nos 58 and 60 (old Nos 8 and 7) has a C15 roof and a C16 fireplace,
panelling and staircase. Queen Elizabeth was receivedhere in 1573.

Nos 48 to 64 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ9209520267

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