TQ7733 : Kiln Entrance of Oast House at Attwater Farm

near to Gill's Green, Kent, Great Britain

Kiln Entrance of Oast House at Attwater Farm
Kiln Entrance of Oast House at Attwater Farm
A brick arched entrance to a one of the three round kilns.
Attwater Farm Oast
Derelict triple round kiln oast house, with large stone built stowage. Walls of brick built round kilns remaining, and some of stowage stone walls.
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, 3 June, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 3 June, 2010
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 773 331 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.2013N 0:31.7646E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 773 331
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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