TQ7651 : The Oast House, Salts Lane, Loose, Kent

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

The Oast House, Salts Lane, Loose, Kent
The Oast House, Salts Lane, Loose, Kent
The Oast House, Salts Lane
Single round kiln oast house. Ragstone walls and black weatherboard stowage.
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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TQ7651, 91 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 February, 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 7616 5182 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.3018N 0:31.3295E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7614 5179
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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