TQ8547 : East Kent Farm Oast, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent

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

East Kent Farm Oast, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent
East Kent Farm Oast, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent
East Kent Farm Oast
Round oast kiln with modern house structure.
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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TQ8547, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8588 4748 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.7780N 0:39.5398E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8570 4750
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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