TQ7148 : Elphicks Farm, Water Lane, Hunton, Kent

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

Elphicks Farm, Water Lane, Hunton, Kent
Elphicks Farm, Water Lane, Hunton, Kent
Elphicks Farm Oast
Triple inline round kiln oast house. Black weatherboard 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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TQ7148, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 February, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7134 4866 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6865N 0:27.1002E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7139 4862
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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