TQ6144 : Park Farm Oast house

taken 8 years ago, near to Crockhurst Street, Kent, Great Britain

Park Farm Oast house
Park Farm Oast house

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Park Farm Oast
Triple round kiln oast house. Brick built kiln roofs.

Grade II listed.
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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TQ6144, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 September, 2009
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 617 449 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.8433N 0:18.7776E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 618 449
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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