TQ9047 : Rock Hill Oast, Rock Hill Road, Egerton, Kent

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

Rock Hill Oast, Rock Hill Road, Egerton, Kent
Rock Hill Oast, Rock Hill Road, Egerton, Kent
Rock Hill Oast
Former one round kiln oast house. The kiln was demolished in the 1960s or 70s.
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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TQ9047, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 March, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9044 4726 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.5694N 0:43.4439E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9043 4722
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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