TQ7646 : The Oast House, Horlands Farm, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent

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

The Oast House, Horlands Farm, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent
The Oast House, Horlands Farm, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent
Horlands Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house, East kiln missing cowl.
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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TQ7646, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 February, 2007
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7673 4614 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.2298N 0:31.6512E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7675 4603
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