TQ6936 : Hop Garden at Little Scotney Farm

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

Hop Garden at Little Scotney Farm
Hop Garden at Little Scotney Farm
A maze of Hop Poles. The hops would have been harvested during September.

The hops are dried in TQ6936 : Oast House at Little Scotney Farm, Lamberhurst, Kent
Hop fields
A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link
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TQ6936, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 October, 2009
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Category
Hops, hop poles, hop fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 696 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.0758N 0:25.3017E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 696 363
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