About Us

Welcome to Friar House. We specialise in antique engagement rings, antique diamond rings and art deco jewellery. Selling to many traders all over the world, we have been established within the Antique Jewellery trade for 25 years.  In December 2004 we opened our retail shop, Friar House, situated in the small historic town of Battle.

Battle played its part in the course of English History and it is where the famous 1066 Battle of Hastings took place.  Not in the town of Hastings, but north in the town of Battle.  Situated at one end of the pretty High Street is Battle Abbey, Behind the Abbey is the 1066 battlefield. It was here that the Normans defeated the Anglo-Saxons and where the defeated King Harold fell.  Probably the most well known historical event in English History.

The Battle Field and Abbey were purchased for the nation in 1976 with a generous gift from the USA.  Today Battle Abbey is a private school, the grounds and buildings belong to English Heritage and are now a tourist attraction which can be visited all year round. 

Friar House itself is a 17th century house dating from 1642.  In its past the house has been a bakers and a museum.  With its characteristic features of panelled walls, inglenook fireplaces and beams the house lends itself to its current use as an Antique Jewellers.


Visiting our shop

We are open Wednesday to Saturday from 10.15 am to 5.00 pm.

Alternatively, we are happy to see you by appointment - please contact us on 07774972284. We have daily access to email and are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Friar House appeared on BBC 1's "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is" on Wednesday 29th July 2015 with James Braxton featuring on the show..