TQ7037 : Hopper Huts near Spelmonden Farm

taken 7 years ago, near to Goudhurst, Kent, Great Britain

Hopper Huts near Spelmonden Farm
Hopper Huts near Spelmonden Farm, taken 7 years ago
Two sets of hopper huts adjacent the A262.
Hopper Huts
Hopper huts were primitive buildings which hop picking families would stay in during the hop picking season in September, during the 18th century and early 20th century. Usually built of corrugated metal around a basic timber frame, more wealthy farmers built them out of brick, and may even have included a small fireplace and chimney.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Thursday, 1 October, 2009
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hoppers' huts   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 704 373 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.5800N 0:25.9710E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 704 371
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Disused  Accommodation  Oast House  Hop Picking  Pickers  Hoppers Huts 

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