TQ7234 : Oast Houses at Three Chimneys Farm, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Kent

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Hartley, Kent, Great Britain

Oast Houses at Three Chimneys Farm, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Kent
Oast Houses at Three Chimneys Farm, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, 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
Three Chimneys Farm Oasts
Three Chimneys Farm Oast has two square kilns and two or three round kilns.

Lakeview Oast / Latchwood Oast was built in 1908 and used as an oast until 1958. It has four square kilns.
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TQ7234, 60 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 July, 2007
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Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7287 3474 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.1557N 0:28.0125E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7281 3473
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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