TQ9733 : Hockley Oast

near to Kenardington, Kent, Great Britain

Hockley Oast
Hockley Oast
Hockley Oast
Single round kiln oast house. Black weatherboard 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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2012
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TQ9733, 26 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 978 336 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.0851N 0:49.3250E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 978 335
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