TQ8231 : Oast House at Dingleden Farm, Dingleden Lane, Benenden, Kent

near to Iden Green, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Dingleden Farm, Dingleden Lane, Benenden, Kent
Oast House at Dingleden Farm, Dingleden Lane, Benenden, Kent
Dingleden Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house with slate roofs.
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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Sunday, 23 May, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 May, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 821 311 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.0546N 0:35.8202E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 820 311
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