TQ5158 : Oast Cottage, Telston Lane, Otford, Kent

taken 7 years ago, near to Otford, Kent, Great Britain

Oast Cottage, Telston Lane, Otford, Kent
Oast Cottage, Telston Lane, Otford, Kent
Orchard Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house, on the North Downs Way. Known as Oast Cottage.
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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 516 586 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.4231N 0:10.4118E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 516 587
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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