TQ7243 : The Top Oast House, Little Cheveney, Sheephurst Lane, Marden, Kent

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

The Top Oast House, Little Cheveney, Sheephurst Lane, Marden, Kent
The Top Oast House, Little Cheveney, Sheephurst Lane, Marden, Kent
Three square kilned oast house. Converted 2007.

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before conversion TQ7243 : The Top Oast House, Little Cheveney Farm, Sheephurst Lane, Marden, Kent
during conversion TQ7243 : Little Cheveney Farm, Sheephurst Lane, near Marden

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The Top Oast, Little Cheveney
Three square kilned 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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Date Taken
Monday, 16 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 16 March, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7256 4396 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.1311N 0:28.0118E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7261 4388
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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