TR1158 : Matthews Oast, Plough Lane, Harbledown, Kent

near to Rough Common, Kent, Great Britain

Matthews Oast, Plough Lane, Harbledown, Kent
Matthews Oast, Plough Lane, Harbledown, Kent
Missing kilns. They would most likely have been around four inline kilns to the rear.
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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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 22 September, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 113 583 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.0982N 1:1.7654E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 113 583
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