Why is it there? What is it’s purpose? I hadn’t thought to wonder until I required content for this post. Google, as usual, comes up with the answer.
The date it was first built is not known, but was in use from the early 1900’s. Unsurprisingly it appears to have been used to store fishing and shrimping equipment. It was known as Gran’s Hut, at least by the grandchildren of the woman that owned it. You can read the full article here.
So there you go, the original purpose of the Red Roofed Hut at Rye Harbour is revealed.
The image can be viewed larger on my Flickr page by clicking on it.