TQ7638 : Hopper Huts at Hazelden Farm, Marden Road, Cranbrook, Kent

taken 10 years ago, near to Wilsley Green, Kent, Great Britain

Hopper Huts at Hazelden Farm, Marden Road, Cranbrook, Kent
Hopper Huts at Hazelden Farm, Marden Road, Cranbrook, Kent
Hopper Huts
Hopper huts were primitive buildings which hop picking families would stay in during the hop picking season in September, during the 18th century and early 20th century. Usually built of corrugated metal around a basic timber frame, more wealthy farmers built them out of brick, and may even have included a small fireplace and chimney.

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Hazelden Farm Oast
A twin round and single square kilned oast house. Converted to a dwelling in 2012.
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TQ7638, 32 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hut 
Category
Hoppers' huts   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 768 385 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.1366N 0:31.5305E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 768 385
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Disused  Accommodation  Oast House  Beer  Hop Picking  Pickers  Hoppers Huts 

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