TQ5446 : Paul's Farm Oast

taken 3 years ago, near to Leigh, Kent, Great Britain

Paul's Farm Oast
Paul's Farm Oast
Paul's Farm Oast
Twin round 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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TQ5446, 534 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5442 4607 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.5795N 0:12.5112E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5445 4606
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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