SO7068 : Oast House at The Lowe Farm, The Lowe, Eardiston

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

Oast House at The Lowe Farm, The Lowe, Eardiston
Oast House at The Lowe Farm, The Lowe, Eardiston
The Lowe Farm Oast
Six square kiln oast house. Converted to three dwellings.
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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SO7068, 13 images   (more nearby )
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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 705 680 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.5588N 2:26.0467W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 700 682
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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