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Higham Place the seat of James Hallett Esq

Higham Place the seat of James Hallett Esq

Artist: Lawrence, J.

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1795

Shelfmark: K. Top. Vol 17

Item number: 37-2.

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Drawing of Higham Place, the seat of James Hallett Esq. It was situated near to the Barnham Downs where every August Canterbury horse races were held. The house itself is a rather plain Georgian block mansion, 5 blocks wide. This drawing is copied from an engraving by Ravenhill which was published by Simmons & Kirkby of Canterbury on June 1 1795.

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