TQ5549 : Home Farm oast house, Nizels Lane

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

Home Farm oast house, Nizels Lane
Home Farm oast house, Nizels Lane
A 3 kiln oast.
Home Farm Oast / Shalee Oast
Three round kiln oast house.
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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TQ5549, 64 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 550 491 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.2461N 0:13.1237E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 550 492
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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