TQ7530 : Dymoke Oast, Northgrove Road, Hawkhurst

taken 11 years ago, near to Hawkhurst, Kent, Great Britain

Dymoke Oast, Northgrove Road, Hawkhurst
Dymoke Oast, Northgrove Road, Hawkhurst
Single round kiln to rear, now with a simple roof. Unusual low gambrel roofed stowage, possibly a later modification.
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
Dymoke Oast
Single round kiln to rear, now with a simple roof. Unusual low gambrel roofed stowage, possibly a later modification.
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TQ7530, 75 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 July, 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 7594 3058 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.8575N 0:30.5185E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7594 3059
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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