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The Monastery

A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9518 / 50°57'6"N

Longitude: 0.7345 / 0°44'4"E

OS Eastings: 592167

OS Northings: 120490

OS Grid: TQ921204

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.6JS

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.G0K

Entry Name: The Monastery

Listing Date: 12 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291942

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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Listing Text


The Monastery
TQ 9220 1/98 12.10.51.


This building is now a pottery. It is the remains of the Chapel of the Austin
Friary dating from about 1380. The walls are of stone rubble with stone
dressings. There are buttresses at the south west and north west angles.
In the south wall are 3 C14 windows containing 3 trefoil ogee-headed lights
and leaf tracery above. In the west wall is the pointed arch of a window
and in the east gable, which dates from the C16, a square-headed window containing
2 elliptically-arched lights. The windows in the north wall were inserted
in 1906. Scheduled as an AM.

Listing NGR: TQ9215720488

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

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