SO7749 : Oast House at The Grit Farm House, Grit Lane, Malvern

taken 3 years ago, near to Malvern Link, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Oast House at The Grit Farm House, Grit Lane, Malvern
Oast House at The Grit Farm House, Grit Lane, Malvern
The Grit Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house/hop kiln.
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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SO7749, 11 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 776 490 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:8.3574N 2:19.6439W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 776 491
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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