TQ6244 : Converted Oast house, near Tudeley

taken 11 years ago, near to Crockhurst Street, Kent, Great Britain

Converted Oast house, near Tudeley
Converted Oast house, near Tudeley
One of many oast houses now converted into private dwellings.
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
Barham Oast
Single round kiln oast house. Sussex style 'blinkered' cowl.
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TQ6244, 59 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 June, 2006
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 629 446 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.6768N 0:19.8252E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 630 446
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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