TQ8129 : Modern hop field at Hoad's Farm

near to Linkhill, Kent, Great Britain

Modern hop field at Hoad's Farm
Modern hop field at Hoad's Farm
Compared to traditional hop field these have shorter bines are in neater rows but much tighter together, only about 25cm apart.
Hop fields
A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link
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2012
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TQ8129, 21 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 22 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 810 293 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.0945N 0:34.8251E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 810 293
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