TQ7729 : Risden Oast Barn, Risden Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent

taken 8 years ago, near to Four Throws, Kent, Great Britain

Risden Oast Barn, Risden Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent
Risden Oast Barn, Risden Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent
During conversion.
Risden Oast Barn
Twin round kiln oast house. Brick built kiln roofs with cement and tarred finish.
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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TQ7729, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 October, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 8 October, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 779 293 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.1691N 0:32.1589E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 779 294
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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