TQ7439 : The Kilns & Brook Oast, Combourne Farm, Jarvis Lane, Curtisden Green, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Curtisden Green, Kent, Great Britain

The Kilns & Brook Oast, Combourne Farm, Jarvis Lane, Curtisden Green, Kent
The Kilns & Brook Oast, Combourne Farm, Jarvis Lane, Curtisden Green, Kent
Twin square and one round kiln oast house.
The Kilns & Brook Oast
Twin square and one 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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TQ7439, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 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 7426 3978 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.8471N 0:29.3480E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7428 3984
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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