TQ6545 : Ploggs Hall Oast, Whetsted Road, near Five Oak Green, Kent

near to Whetsted, Kent, Great Britain

Ploggs Hall Oast, Whetsted Road, near Five Oak Green, Kent
Ploggs Hall Oast, Whetsted Road, near Five Oak Green, Kent

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Ploggs Hall Oast
Five round kiln 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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2006
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TQ6545, 62 images   (more nearby)
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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 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6570 4595 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.3254N 0:22.1849E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6573 4597
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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