TQ8036 : Godwin House, Cranbrook Road

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

Godwin House, Cranbrook Road
Godwin House, Cranbrook Road
This appears to have a chimney with an Oast cowl.
Godwin House Oast :: TQ7936
Thought to be built around 1740, this is most likely the oldest oast house in existence. Sissinghurst and neighbouring Benenden and Cranbrook have most of the oldest oast houses built from the mid 1700s. They are distinguished by the cowl placed on the ridge of the roof, initial oast houses being merely modified barns. Similar examples of can be seen at TQ79793646, TQ79513744, TQ79223575, TQ81843442, TQ85203901 and further afield in Paddock Wood TQ68544396.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 800 365 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.9944N 0:34.1680E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 800 365
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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