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Hight Brewery of Deal




Pigot's directory of 1823 mentions Thomas Hight brewery, at Beach Street.

Pigot's directory of 1839 mentions the Thomas Hight brewery, at North End.

Bagshaw's directory of 1847 list brewer Thomas Hight of Sea Beach Cottage, Beach Street, Deal


From the Deal, Walmer, and Sandwich Mercury, 6 March, 1869. 1d.


On Monday last, Mr. Hayward, of Dover, submitted for sale, at the "Black Horse Hotel," Lower Street, the following property in six lots.

Lot 1: A capital brewery, situate at the North-end of Deal, for many years carried on by the late Mr. Thomas Hight, comprising brewery and cooling floors, fermenting and vat rooms, stores and counting-house, excellent stabling and waggon-lodges, together with the right to use the quay in front of the premises; purchased by Mr. Hatton for 200.

Lot 2: A convenient dwelling-house, situate near the brewery and known as "Sea Beach Cottage." It contains two sitting-rooms, kitchen, and three bedrooms, and is at present in the occupation of Mr. T. T. Hight; knocked down to the same gentleman for 54.

Lot 3: A capital public-house situate at Beach Street, known as the "North Star," containing tap-room, kitchen, club-room, two bedrooms, and cellar, with yard behind; purchased by Mr. Brown, for 175.

Lot 4: The water-works situate in West Street, containing an excellent well of water, with pipes laid on to the tank at the top of the brewery, was also bought by Mr. Brown, for 133.

Lot 5: A store adjoining the brewery, with quay in front; not sold.

Lot 6: a freehold house, No. 70, Lower Street; bought by Mr. R. Wildes, of 96.

Lots 1, 2, 3 and 5 are held under leases which expire in a very few years. There was a tolerably good attendance, but competition was not very brisk.



Pigot's Directory 1823From the Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory 1839From the Pigot's Directory 1839

Bagshaw's Directory 1847From Bagshaw Directory 1847


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