SO7752 : Old Hop Kiln, Sherridge Road

taken 3 years ago, near to Smith End Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Old Hop Kiln, Sherridge Road
Old Hop Kiln, Sherridge Road
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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SO7752, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 773 520 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.9855N 2:19.9892W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 772 520
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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