TQ6936 : Hop Field near Little Scotney Farm

taken 10 years ago, near to Kilndown, Kent, Great Britain

Hop Field near Little Scotney Farm
Hop Field near Little Scotney Farm
Now resting over winter, the garden will be restrung and hops will start growing in the spring.
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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TQ6936, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 March, 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 695 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.0771N 0:25.2418E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 695 363
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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