TQ8133 : The Oast, Walkhurst Road, Benenden, Kent

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

The Oast, Walkhurst Road, Benenden, Kent
The Oast, Walkhurst Road, Benenden, Kent
An unusually low round kiln oast house. The chimney to the rear also appears oast like.
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
The Oast, Walkhurst Road
An unusually low round kiln oast house. The chimney to the main building also appears oast like.
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TQ8133, 15 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 August, 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 8133 3312 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.1260N 0:35.2036E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8132 3313
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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