TQ8028 : Cleared hop field at Hoad's Farm

near to Linkhill, Kent, Great Britain

Cleared hop field at Hoad's Farm
Cleared hop field at Hoad's Farm
It is the middle of the hop picking season, during September, and some fields have been picked and some are still awaiting picking.
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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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 809 288 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.8040N 0:34.7833E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 809 288
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