TQ8524 : Oast House on Whitebread Lane, Beckley, East Sussex

near to Four Oaks, East Sussex, Great Britain

Oast House on Whitebread Lane, Beckley, East Sussex
Oast House on Whitebread Lane, Beckley, East Sussex
Oast House on Whitebread Lane
What appears to be a single square kiln oast house, now with a conventional roof over the kiln.
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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2010
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Thursday, 8 April, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 8 April, 2010
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 855 246 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:59.4740N 0:38.5873E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 855 246
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