TQ7312 : Oast-house, Catsfield Place Farm

near to Henley's Down, East Sussex, Great Britain

Oast-house, Catsfield Place Farm
Oast-house, Catsfield Place Farm
Oast-houses, originally called oasts, are a familiar sight in Kent and Sussex. Many were built in the mid 19th century, and are circular (the most efficient shape for retaining heat) with a conical roof and a wooden ventilation cowl (missing from this house), driven round by a wind vane. Oast-houses built in the late 1800s were often square. The furnace is usually in the lower part of the oast-house, and the drying room and cooling floor in the roof.

Hops are now dried with electric heaters, and many oast-houses are being used for storage or have been converted into houses.
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2011
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7387 1273 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.2735N 0:28.2369E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7388 1272
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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