TQ8630 : Hop Garden near Friezingham Farm

taken 9 years ago, near to Rolvenden Layne, Kent, Great Britain

Hop Garden near Friezingham Farm
Hop Garden near Friezingham Farm
A disused hop garden, one of a number at the farm.

There was a large oast house at the farm which was damaged during World War II and was later demolished.
Hop fields
A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link
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TQ8630, 27 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 February, 2009
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Category
Hops, hop poles, hop fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 863 303 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.5585N 0:39.4049E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 865 304
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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