TQ8129 : Hope Oast, Crouch Lane, Sandhurst, Kent

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

Hope Oast, Crouch Lane, Sandhurst, Kent
Hope Oast, Crouch Lane, Sandhurst, Kent

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Hope Oast
Triple inline round kilned oast house.

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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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TQ8129, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 February, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8156 2958 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.2137N 0:35.2939E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8148 2957
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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