TQ7247 : Oast House at Dairy House, Dairy Lane, Chainhurst, Kent

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

Oast House at Dairy House, Dairy Lane, Chainhurst, Kent
Oast House at Dairy House, Dairy Lane, Chainhurst, Kent
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
Dairy House Oast
Twin square kiln oast house.
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TQ7247, 16 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 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 7279 4762 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.0997N 0:28.3145E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7282 4766
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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