TQ6629 : Mabbs Hill Oast House, Lymden Lane, Stonegate, East Sussex

taken 11 years ago, near to Stonegate, East Sussex, Great Britain

Mabbs Hill Oast House, Lymden Lane, Stonegate, East Sussex
Mabbs Hill Oast House, Lymden Lane, Stonegate, East Sussex
An very early single round kiln oast house with an unusually tall and narrow cowl. One of the smallest roundels in existence. Apparently unlisted.

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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
Mabbs Hill Oast House
An very early single round kiln oast house with an unusually tall and narrow cowl. One of the smallest roundels in existence. Apparently unlisted.
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TQ6629, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 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 6690 2906 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.1998N 0:22.7458E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6690 2903
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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