TQ7936 : Stream Oast, Golford Road, Cranbrook, Kent

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

Stream Oast, Golford Road, Cranbrook, Kent
Stream Oast, Golford Road, Cranbrook, Kent
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
Stream Oast
Twin square kiln oast house.
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TQ7936, 22 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 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7929 3622 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.8353N 0:33.5507E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7931 3617
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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