TQ7542 : Nash Oast, Marden Thorn, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Marden Thorn, Kent, Great Britain

Nash Oast, Marden Thorn, Kent
Nash Oast, Marden Thorn, Kent
Nash Oast
Ridge ventilated oast house.

The building originally had two square kilns.
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
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TQ7542, 20 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 January, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7575 4256 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.3183N 0:30.7057E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7572 4254
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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