TQ8140 : Oast House at Parsonage Farm, Cranbrook Road, Frittenden

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

Oast House at Parsonage Farm, Cranbrook Road, Frittenden
Oast House at Parsonage Farm, Cranbrook Road, Frittenden
Unconverted twin round kiln oast house, missing cowls.
Parsonage Farm Oast
Twin round 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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TQ8140, 63 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 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 811 408 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.2697N 0:35.2379E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 811 407
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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