TQ8640 : Monks Hill Oast, Monks Hill, Smarden, Kent

taken 10 years ago, near to Standen, Kent, Great Britain

Monks Hill Oast, Monks Hill, Smarden, Kent
Monks Hill Oast, Monks Hill, Smarden, Kent
Single 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
Monks Hill Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
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TQ8640, 6 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  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8637 4096 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.2545N 0:39.7575E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8639 4092
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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