TR2057 : Oast House, The Green, Littlebourne, Kent

near to Littlebourne, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House, The Green, Littlebourne, Kent
Oast House, The Green, Littlebourne, Kent
Two square and one chamfered square kiln. The latter being squeezed into the corner of the building between the river.

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Oast House, The Green
Two square and one chamfered square kiln. The latter being squeezed into the corner of the building between the river Nail Bourne.

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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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2009
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Friday, 10 July, 2009   (more nearby)
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Friday, 10 July, 2009
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 2096 5725 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.2924N 1:9.9803E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 2094 5723
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