TQ5538 : Oast House, Tea Garden Lane

taken 7 months ago, near to Langton Green, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House, Tea Garden Lane
Oast House, Tea Garden Lane
Oast House, Tea Garden Lane
Two 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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TQ5538, 172 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5597 3851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.4786N 0:13.6445E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5597 3850
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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