SO7251 : Oast House at Lower Court, Church Lane, Suckley

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

Oast House at Lower Court, Church Lane, Suckley
Oast House at Lower Court, Church Lane, Suckley
Lower Court Oast
Single square and ridge ventilated kilned 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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SO7251, 62 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 721 516 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.7502N 2:24.5048W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 722 516
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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