TQ7835 : Tilsden Oast, Tilsden Lane, Cranbrook, Kent

taken 11 years ago, near to Cranbrook, Kent, Great Britain

Tilsden Oast, Tilsden Lane, Cranbrook, Kent
Tilsden Oast, Tilsden Lane, Cranbrook, Kent
Tilsden Oast
Twin round kiln oast house. The kilns now blended into one with a simpler roof over.
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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TQ7835, 41 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 July, 2007
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7814 3513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.2693N 0:32.5341E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7821 3520
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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