TQ8031 : Oast House at Tile Barn Nursery, Standen Street, Iden Green, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Iden Green, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Tile Barn Nursery, Standen Street, Iden Green, Kent
Oast House at Tile Barn Nursery, Standen Street, Iden Green, Kent
Tile Barn Nursery Oast
Twin round kilned oast house.
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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TQ8031, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 February, 2007
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 805 311 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.0630N 0:34.4680E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 805 310
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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