TQ7630 : Barretts Oast, Ockley Road, Hawkhurst, Kent

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

Barretts Oast, Ockley Road, Hawkhurst, Kent
Barretts Oast, Ockley Road, Hawkhurst, Kent
Single roundel oast with no cowl, converted in the mid 1930s.
Barretts Oast
Single roundel oast with no cowl, converted in the mid 1930s.
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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TQ7630, 211 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 March, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7617 3087 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.0096N 0:30.7236E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7611 3086
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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