TQ8447 : Unconverted Oast House at Stonehall Farm, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to Ulcombe, Kent, Great Britain

Unconverted Oast House at Stonehall Farm, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent
Unconverted Oast House at Stonehall Farm, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent
Three round kiln oast house. The kiln roofs replaced with square hipped or gabled roofs.
Stonehall Farm Oast
Three 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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TQ8447, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 2 March, 2009
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8475 4746 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.7891N 0:38.5699E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8478 4752
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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