TQ7746 : Westlands Oast, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to Cross-at-Hand, Kent, Great Britain

Westlands Oast, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent
Westlands Oast, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent
Single round kiln oast house.
Westlands Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
Oast Houses
An Oast House is a building used to dry fresh hops before they are sent to the brewers, to be used for flavouring beer. A traditional Oast House consists of the 'oast' and the 'stowage'. The oast was a kiln, with a plenum chamber fired by charcoal at ground floor and the drying floor directly above. The steep pitched roof channelled the hot air through the hops to the top. The stowage, was the barn section, it had a cooling floor and press at first floor and storage area at ground floor. Read more LinkExternal link
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TQ7746, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 February, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7715 4619 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.2489N 0:32.0129E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7702 4607
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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