TQ6544 : Colts Hill Oast, Colts Hill, Five Oak Green, Kent

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

Colts Hill Oast, Colts Hill, Five Oak Green, Kent
Colts Hill Oast, Colts Hill, Five Oak Green, Kent
Twin round kiln 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
Colts Hill Oast
Twin round kiln oast house. The kiln roofs were reinstated during the conversion.
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TQ6544, 23 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 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 6506 4405 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.3123N 0:21.5836E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6502 4407
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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