TQ7823 : Hollow Wall Oast, Rock Hill, Staplecross, East Sussex

taken 10 years ago, near to Staplecross, East Sussex, Great Britain

Hollow Wall Oast, Rock Hill, Staplecross, East Sussex
Hollow Wall Oast, Rock Hill, Staplecross, East Sussex
Twin round kiln oast house.
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
Hollow Wall Oast
Twin round kiln oast house.
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TQ7823, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 September, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 781 231 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.8063N 0:32.1978E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 781 232
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