TQ7851 : Oast House at Mount Pleasant Farm, Brishing Road Chart Sutton, Kent

taken 8 years ago, near to Chart Sutton, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Mount Pleasant Farm, Brishing Road  Chart Sutton, Kent
Oast House at Mount Pleasant Farm, Brishing Road Chart Sutton, Kent
Twin round kiln oast house. The kilns have been blended into one and more conventional roof added.

There are other similarly converted oast houses in the area.

Also see
TQ7750 : The Oast, Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent
TQ7751 : The Oast, Brishing Lane, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent
TQ7750 : The Oast, Martins Farm, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent
Mount Pleasant Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house. The kilns have been blended into one and more conventional roof added.
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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TQ7851, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 24 September, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 788 512 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.9437N 0:33.6565E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 789 512
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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