TQ5645 : Manor Farm Oast, Lower Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent

taken 8 years ago, near to Bidborough, Kent, Great Britain

Manor Farm Oast, Lower Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent
Manor Farm Oast, Lower Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent

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Manor Farm Oast
Triple round kilned oast house. It appears there was a large round kiln oast and simple gabled stowage and the two small roundels have been added to the side.

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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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TQ5645, 293 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 27 September, 2009
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 569 453 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.1391N 0:14.6710E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 569 452
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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