TQ7238 : Little Trottenden Oast, Lidwells Lane, Goudhurst, Kent

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

Little Trottenden Oast, Lidwells Lane, Goudhurst, Kent
Little Trottenden Oast, Lidwells Lane, Goudhurst, Kent
Little Trottenden Oast
Twin square kiln oast house. A kiln to each end of the stowage.
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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TQ7238, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Friday, 2 July, 2010
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 721 383 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.1205N 0:27.4741E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 721 383
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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