SO7551 : Oast House at Ashcroft House, Sandlin

taken 3 years ago, near to Alfrick, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Oast House at Ashcroft House, Sandlin
Oast House at Ashcroft House, Sandlin
Ashcroft House Oast :: SO7651
Single square 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
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SO7551, 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 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 759 514 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.6369N 2:21.1707W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 759 514
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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