SO6968 : The Hop Kilns, White House Farm

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

The Hop Kilns, White House Farm
The Hop Kilns, White House Farm
White House Farm Oast
Five square kiln oast house. Now known as The Hop Kilns
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 691 684 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.7756N 2:27.2106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 692 683
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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