SO6966 : Hop Field near Orleton Court

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

Hop Field near Orleton Court
Hop Field near Orleton Court
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 699 666 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.8503N 2:26.5501W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 698 666
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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