TQ7855 : Oast House, Ivy Cottage, Weavering Street, Boxley, Kent

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

Oast House, Ivy Cottage, Weavering Street, Boxley, Kent
Oast House, Ivy Cottage, Weavering Street, Boxley, Kent
Ivy Cottage Oasts
Twin round kiln oast house. Modified conical kiln roofs.
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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TQ7855, 64 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 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 7817 5550 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.2478N 0:33.1652E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7819 5548
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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