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Ebony

Ebony in Kent

Ebony is a small hamlet in the parish of Stone-cum-Ebony on the borders of East Sussex and Kent. Ebony was once an island reached by ferry from Reading Street when the River Rother flowed past the Isle of Oxney on its way out to sea. The island known as Ebony is now called Chapel Bank as there was once a church built on the island. In 1858 it was decided to move the church, St Mary the Virgin, as it had fallen in bad repair and much of the population had abandoned the island in favour of Reading Street. The church was moved stone by stone to its present location in Reading Street using horse and cart to carry the masonry.

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  • Tallulah & Rose Vintage Shop Opening

    Monday 12th April
    Location: Rye

    Re-opening on April 12th for shopping after lockdown! ... more

  • Spring into Life

    Wednesday 14th April for 13 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    We reopen with a wonderful exhibition by Intuitive abstract artist, Elaine Almond. inspired by nature, countryside or sea and by ... more

  • Meltdown

    Wednesday 28th April for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    A solo exhibition by Alison Olorunsola. Alison working on the ‘Meltdown’ series following a visit to Iceland in 2019 where ... more

  • Whimsical Stitches

    Wednesday 12th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    A colourful, eclectic and joyful exhibition of art in textile form ~ from hand embroidery to handmade toys, by Rachel ... more

  • Driftwood Journeys

    Wednesday 9th June for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    South East Open Studios (SEOS) 2021 present an exhibition of driftwood sculpture and other sea-inspired art by Tina Kaul. Now ... more

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