TQ6744 : Oast House at Kiln Way, Paddock Wood, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Paddock Wood, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Kiln Way, Paddock Wood, Kent
Oast House at Kiln Way, Paddock Wood, Kent
Triple round kiln oast house. Large 20 foot kilns, with brick cement and tarred roofs. Possibly early 20th century.
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
Invicta Horse of Kent
The white prancing horse is the symbol of Kent.
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TQ6744, 69 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 January, 2007
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 671 444 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.4761N 0:23.3518E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 671 444
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Converted  Dwelling  Beer  Hop Drying  Prancing Horse  Invicta  Oast House 

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