Rye in East Sussex Town Guide

Mystery House / Old Vicarage


Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew of a childrens book called ‘The Mystery House’ by Polly Hobson (aka Julia Evans) and wether the house in the title is actually based on The Old Vicarage in Rye?

Also, is this place now known as Jeake’s House? Thanks for any help!


Sign in to add a comment

What's new?

Quarter House
Quarter House

Enjoy historic & romantic beamed surroundings in the heart of the Medieval walled Citadel of Rye. This unusual, converted Grade … more

Listed in: Holiday Cottages

Message Board

Cmdr Frank Claret, O.B.E. - memorabilia in Rye

I am trying to track down several lots of memorabilia about Commander Frank Claret that were sold at auction in … more

Our name is Rye!

My husband’s family are descended from Hubert de Rie, one of William the Conqueror’s men. Are there any other Ryes … more

Explore Rye ...