SU8144 : The Oast House, Holt Pound Lane, Holt Pound

taken 9 years ago, near to Rowledge, Surrey, Great Britain

The Oast House, Holt Pound Lane, Holt Pound
The Oast House, Holt Pound Lane, Holt Pound
The Oast House, Holt Pound Lane
Twin square kiln oast house. Louvre ventilators to kilns.
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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Date Taken
Friday, 13 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Friday, 13 March, 2009
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8144 4418 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.4630N 0:50.1593W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8146 4408
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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