TQ6133 : Greenmans Oast, Wadhurst Road, Wadhurst, East Sussex

taken 9 years ago, near to Durgates, East Sussex, Great Britain

Greenmans Oast, Wadhurst Road, Wadhurst, East Sussex
Greenmans Oast, Wadhurst Road, Wadhurst, East Sussex
Single round kiln oast house.
Greenmans Oast
Single round kiln 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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TQ6133, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 21 March, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6109 3354 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.7144N 0:17.8977E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6113 3353
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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