SO5768 : Hop fields at Burford Oaks

taken 3 years ago, near to Burford, Shropshire, Great Britain

Hop fields at Burford Oaks
Hop fields at Burford Oaks
During the picking season. This field has been recently been cleared.
Hop fields
A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link
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SO5768, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 575 683 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.7182N 2:37.4280W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 575 684
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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