TQ7829 : Field Green Oast, Foxhole Lane, Sandhurst, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Four Throws, Kent, Great Britain

Field Green Oast, Foxhole Lane, Sandhurst, Kent
Field Green Oast, Foxhole Lane, Sandhurst, Kent
Field Green Oast
Internal kiln oast house.

Once part of Beeches Farm.
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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TQ7829, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 February, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7862 2964 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.3012N 0:32.7823E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7866 2974
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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