Augustinian Friary, (Rye)


Roman Catholic.


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Conduit Hill, Rye, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 592139, 120503, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Currently there is no incumbent information available.



There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

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There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

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Monumental inscriptions:

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There are 4 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: c. 1379.

Current use: Commercial.



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There are no books about this church in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There are no articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.


Built about 1379, this barnlike building was a part of Rye's Augustine Friary. During the 16th century, it provided a refuge for 1,500 Huguenot refugees, many of whose descendants still live in Rye. In more recent times, the building served as a dance hall, a theatre and a Salvation Army barracks. In more recent times it has housed a pottery and is now being considered as a possible location for a public library (2007).

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