TQ7037 : Spelmonden Old Oast, Goudhurst, Kent

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

Spelmonden Old Oast, Goudhurst, Kent
Spelmonden Old Oast, Goudhurst, Kent

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Spelmonden Farm Oast
Five round kiln oast house, converted to offices in 2003.

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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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TQ7037, 44 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 1 October, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 702 372 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.5347N 0:25.8143E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 703 371
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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