TQ6949 : Oast at Nightingale Farm, Benover Road, Yalding, Kent

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

Oast at Nightingale Farm, Benover Road, Yalding, Kent
Oast at Nightingale Farm, Benover Road, Yalding, Kent
Lower kiln area of roundel remaining, now a store.
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
Nightingale Farm Oast
Once a three round kiln oast, now only the lower kiln area of one roundel remains, now a store.
The stowage and another roundel were removed around the 1950s.
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TQ6949, 121 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 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 697 493 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.0608N 0:25.7110E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6980 4934
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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