TQ8547 : Mansion House Oast, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent

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

Mansion House Oast, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent
Mansion House Oast, Crumps Lane, Ulcombe, Kent
Mansion House 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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TQ8547, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 January, 2008
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8568 4762 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.8573N 0:39.3726E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8571 4766
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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