TQ9427 : The Oast House, Stone Green Farm, Stone In Oxney, Kent

taken 10 years ago, near to Stone in Oxney, Kent, Great Britain

The Oast House, Stone Green Farm, Stone In Oxney, Kent
The Oast House, Stone Green Farm, Stone In Oxney, Kent
Stone Green Farm Oast
Single square kiln oast house, with unusual mansard roof to kiln and stowage.
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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TQ9427, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 September, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9400 2765 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:0.9299N 0:45.8651E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9400 2767
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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