TQ4735 : Oast house, High St, Hartfield

taken 10 years ago, near to Hartfield, East Sussex, Great Britain

Oast house, High St, Hartfield
Oast house, High St, Hartfield
Oast House, High Street
Small single square kiln oast house. Early c19.

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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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TQ4735, 194 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 February, 2010
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 478 357 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.1352N 0:6.6549E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 478 358
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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