SO5770 : Oast House at Old Harpfields, Burford

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

Oast House at Old Harpfields, Burford
Oast House at Old Harpfields, Burford
Old Harpfields Oast
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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SO5770, 24 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  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 575 701 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.6513N 2:37.4500W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 577 700
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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