Austin Friars Chapel, Conduit Hill, Rye - Rother

Remains of an Augustinian friary chapel dating from the 1380s. The chapel building underwent alteration in the early C20. The window tracery is suffering from decay and the roof is leaking. The new owner is investigating options for repairs with funding from Historic England.

Austin Friars Chapel, Conduit Hill, Rye - Rother
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Austin Friars Chapel
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1002296
  • Local Planning Authority: Rother
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house


  • Building Name: Austin Friars Chapel
  • Street Name: Conduit Hill
  • County: East Sussex
  • District / Borough: Rother
  • Parish: Rye
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hastings and Rye
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II, CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1002296 and 1352789