TQ6747 : Bell 3, Beltring Hop Farm, Beltring, Kent

near to Beltring, Kent, Great Britain

Bell 3, Beltring Hop Farm, Beltring, Kent
Bell 3, Beltring Hop Farm, Beltring, Kent
A five round kiln oast house, one of four at the Hop Farm.

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The Beltring Hop Farm
The Beltring Hop Farm in Kent has the largest surviving complex of oast houses. The main site has five Grade II* listed five kiln oast houses called 'Bell 1' to 'Bell 5'. …read more LinkExternal link
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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2003
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Date Taken
2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 October, 2007
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6737 4745 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.1048N 0:23.6594E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6734 4749
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