TQ6550 : Crowhurst Oast, Bells Farm Road, East Peckham, Kent

taken 13 years ago, near to Hale Street, Kent, Great Britain

Crowhurst Oast, Bells Farm Road, East Peckham, Kent
Crowhurst Oast, Bells Farm Road, East Peckham, Kent

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Crowhurst Oast
Large eight round kiln oast house. Built in 1884. Converted to four dwellings.

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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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TQ6550, 54 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 April, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 September, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 659 502 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.6554N 0:22.5109E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 659 503
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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