Ruins of the former friary church [Grey Friars (Winchelsea Priory)], Friars Road, Winchelsea, Icklesham - Rother

Extensive ruins to full wall height of a monastic church circa 1310-20, now in the grounds of a C19 mansion. Ruins have significant plant growth with decay to stonework. Discussions have taken place with the owners regarding a programme of conservation works and maintenance.

Ruins of the former friary church [Grey Friars (Winchelsea Priory)], Friars Road, Winchelsea, Icklesham - Rother
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Grey Friars, Winchelsea
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1002301
  • Local Planning Authority: Rother
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house

Location

  • Building Name: Ruins of the former friary church [Grey Friars (Winchelsea Priory)]
  • Street Name: Friars Road
  • Locality: Winchelsea
  • County: East Sussex
  • District / Borough: Rother
  • Parish: Icklesham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hastings and Rye
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade I, CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1002301 and 1234450

Contact Details

David John 01483 252036

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England