TQ7037 : Hopper Huts at Spelmonden Farm

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

Hopper Huts at Spelmonden Farm
Hopper Huts at Spelmonden Farm
One of a number of surviving hops at Spelmonden Farm.

Also see TQ7037 : Hopper Huts near Spelmonden Farm
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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TQ7037, 44 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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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
Hut 
Category
Hoppers' huts   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 703 370 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.4562N 0:25.9559E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 703 371
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Disused  Accommodation  Oast House  Beer  Hop Picking  Pickers  Hoppers Huts 

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