TQ8739 : Hop Fields at Wagstaff Farm, Wagstaff Lane, Biddenden

taken 10 years ago, near to Haffenden Quarter, Kent, Great Britain

Hop Fields at Wagstaff Farm, Wagstaff Lane, Biddenden
Hop Fields at Wagstaff Farm, Wagstaff Lane, Biddenden
It is not clear if this hop garden is still in use. The strings would begin to be strung around this time of year.
Hop fields
A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link
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TQ8739, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 March, 2007
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Category
Hops, hop poles, hop fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8745 3921 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.2903N 0:40.6281E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8739 3915
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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