Mapp & Lucia's Rye

A guide to the locations of Tilling set in Rye

Hopkins and Taormina (Books)

In the books Hopkins fishmongers is located between 16 and 17 West Street and is called “The Other House”.

The shop is located under Rye’s Town Hall (the Butter Market) in the BBC series.

Taormina is the residence of “Quaint” Irene Coles.

The books place Taormina in the coach house in-between 16 and 17 West Street.

The Channel 4 production shows Quaint Irene as living in 3 Church Square (or Pump Street as it is known locally!). The BBC production puts this house at 4 Watchbell Street.


The Other House
16a West Street
East Sussex
TN31 7ES

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Hopkins and Taormina (Books)