TQ7955 : Parsonage Oast, Spot Lane, Bearsted, Kent

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

Parsonage Oast, Spot Lane, Bearsted, Kent
Parsonage Oast, Spot Lane, Bearsted, Kent
Parsonage Oast
Two round kiln oasts to each end of stowage. Modified conical kiln roof to North Roundel.
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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TQ7955, 84 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 7926 5517 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.0495N 0:34.0918E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7931 5518
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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