TQ8415 : Copshall Oast, Butchers Lane, Guestling Thorne, East Sussex

taken 10 years ago, near to Three Oaks, East Sussex, Great Britain

Copshall Oast, Butchers Lane, Guestling Thorne, East Sussex
Copshall Oast, Butchers Lane, Guestling Thorne, East Sussex
Copshall Oast
Squared 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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TQ8415, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 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 8471 1546 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:54.5432N 0:37.5566E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8427 1518
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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