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High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hothfield, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1685 / 51°10'6"N

Longitude: 0.8156 / 0°48'56"E

OS Eastings: 596936

OS Northings: 144794

OS Grid: TQ969447

Mapcode National: GBR RWF.P0J

Mapcode Global: VHKKF.3W0M

Entry Name: High House

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180990

Location: Hothfield, Ashford, Kent, TN26

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Hothfield

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

No 5 (High House)
TQ 94 SE 15/6 14.2.67.
C18. Two storeys and attics red brick. Tiled roof with moulded wooden eaves
cornice. Three casements. Along the eaves cornice has been painted the
following inscription:-

"Dr Coetlogon's Genuine True and Original Tincture and other Medicines
by the King's Patents. All sorts of Grocery, Drapery and Haberdashers.
Goods Optical, Philosophical and Mathematical Instruments of a New
Construction Spectacles of a New Invention. Ale Brown Amber Malts and
Hops Wholesale and Retale (sic) 1762".

Doorway up 5 steps with 6 panel door and flat hood over similarly inscribed:-

"Drugs, Oyls, Glass and Earthen Wares 1762".

Dr Coetlogon was a Huguenot who sold the rights in his tincture to a Mr
Haffenden of Bethersden who sold it as "Haffenden's Tincture" under which
name it was well known in the late C18.

Listing NGR: TQ9693644794

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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