TQ7746 : Westlands Oast, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Cross-at-Hand, Kent, Great Britain

Westlands Oast, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent
Westlands Oast, Summerhill Road, Marden, Kent
Single 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
Westlands Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
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TQ7746, 8 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 February, 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 771 462 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.2590N 0:32.0478E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 771 462
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Converted  Dwelling  Roundel  Invicta  Oast House 

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