TQ8336 : Park Farm Oast, Cranbrook Road, Biddenden, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to East End, Kent, Great Britain

Park Farm Oast, Cranbrook Road, Biddenden, Kent
Park Farm Oast, Cranbrook Road, Biddenden, Kent
Park Farm Oast
Well converted single round kiln oast house. Black weatherboarded stowage.
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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TQ8336, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 February, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8354 3660 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.9595N 0:37.2001E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8349 3656
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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