TQ5248 : Hale Oak Farm Oast

taken 7 years ago, near to Sevenoaks Weald, Kent, Great Britain

Hale Oak Farm Oast
Hale Oak Farm Oast
Hale Oak Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
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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TQ5248, 75 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 July, 2010
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 520 489 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.1917N 0:10.5605E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 520 491
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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