Who we are

Herbert G. Gasson Antiques is a third-generation antiques business based in the historic town of Rye in East Sussex, England. Rye is one of the famous 'Cinque Ports' and is renowned for its antique shops as well as its architecture and cobbled streets.

We are the oldest antiques shop in Rye, established in 1909, and now run by Tim Booth, the grandson of the founder.

Our shopfront in Rye

Our specialities & services

Herbert G. Gasson specialises in:

  • Early Oak furniture
  • Walnut furniture
  • Fruitwood furniture
  • Country Furniture
  • Associated Decorative Items

We charge realistic prices for all our antiques and hold a good selection of stock which is constantly being updated, so we invite you to browse through our website to see if something catches your eye.

If you do see something you like, please contact or visit us. You will find our contact details, a contact form, our address, location and opening hours on the Contact/Find Us page.

We use a number of specialist carriers to ship purchased items to our customers safely and securely, wherever you are located.

As well as selling antiques we perform other services such as valuing and buying of individual items or collections.

Visiting Rye

If you are planning a visit to Rye, we would be delighted to welcome you to the shop to browse. Our opening hours are Thursday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm; Sunday, 11am to 4pm and at all other times by appointment.

To help you plan a visit to Rye, take a look at our Useful Links page for places to stay and places to eat, as well as other nearby places to visit.