TQ6069 : Oast at 4 Station Road, Longfield, Kent

near to Longfield, Kent, Great Britain

Oast at 4 Station Road, Longfield, Kent
Oast at 4 Station Road, Longfield, Kent
Oast at 4 Station Road
A single round kiln oast, with modern attached shop building.
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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TQ6069, 24 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 600 691 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.9063N 0:17.9951E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 601 691
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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