TQ7229 : Oast House at Brookgate Farm, Hurst Green, East Sussex

taken 10 years ago, near to Flimwell, East Sussex, Great Britain

Oast House at Brookgate Farm, Hurst Green, East Sussex
Oast House at Brookgate Farm, Hurst Green, East Sussex

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Brookgate Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house.

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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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TQ7229, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 August, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 5 August, 2007
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7287 2986 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.5253N 0:27.8727E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7294 2987
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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