TQ8217 : Little Knights Oast, Westfield, East Sussex

taken 10 years ago, near to Brede, East Sussex, Great Britain

Little Knights Oast, Westfield, East Sussex
Little Knights Oast, Westfield, East Sussex
Single round kiln oast house.
Little Knights Oast, Westfield
Single round kiln oast house. Possibly not original.
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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TQ8217, 30 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 February, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 February, 2008
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Oast House 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8271 1714 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:55.4869N 0:35.9021E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8270 1707
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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