TQ6736 : Chequers Oast, Spray Hill, Lamberhurst

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

Chequers Oast, Spray Hill, Lamberhurst
Chequers Oast, Spray Hill, Lamberhurst
Chequers Oast
Twin Square Kiln Oast House.
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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TQ6736, 137 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 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 6761 3614 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.0040N 0:23.5495E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6759 3614
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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