TQ7645 : Manor Farm Oast, Battle Road, Wanhurst Green, Marden, Kent

near to Milebush, Kent, Great Britain

Manor Farm Oast, Battle Road, Wanhurst Green, Marden, Kent
Manor Farm Oast, Battle Road, Wanhurst Green, Marden, Kent
Twin round kiln oast house.

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Manor Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house.

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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
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2007
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Geograph (Second Visitor for TQ7645)
Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 February, 2007
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7612 4519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.7290N 0:31.1001E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7619 4514
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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