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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320355
English Heritage Legacy ID: 180990
Location: Hothfield, Ashford, Kent, TN26
Civil Parish: Hothfield
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5272 HOTHFIELD THE STREET
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
"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
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