TQ4961 : Oasthouse, Shoreham Lane, Halstead, Kent

taken 7 years ago, near to Badgers Mount, Kent, Great Britain

Oasthouse, Shoreham Lane, Halstead, Kent
Oasthouse, Shoreham Lane, Halstead, Kent
Oasthouse, Shoreham Lane
Twin round kiln oast house, missing cowls.
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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TQ4961, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 494 615 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.0093N 0:8.6694E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 494 618
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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