TQ8441 : Little Ayleswade Oast, Ayleswade Lane, Biddenden, Kent

taken 10 years ago, near to Standen, Kent, Great Britain

Little Ayleswade Oast, Ayleswade Lane, Biddenden, Kent
Little Ayleswade Oast, Ayleswade Lane, Biddenden, Kent
Little Ayleswade Oast
Single round 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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TQ8441, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 December, 2007
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8433 4128 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.4666N 0:38.0197E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8435 4126
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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