TQ6949 : Kings Oast, Lees Road, Laddingford, Kent

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

Kings Oast, Lees Road, Laddingford, Kent
Kings Oast, Lees Road, Laddingford, Kent
Five round kiln oast house. Currently used as a bed and breakfast.
Kings Oast
Five round kiln oast house. Used as a bed and breakfast.
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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TQ6949, 121 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 February, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 691 490 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.9414N 0:25.2235E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 691 490
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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