TQ8115 : Derelict Oast House at Moor Farm, Stonestile Road, Westfield, East Sussex

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

Derelict Oast House at Moor Farm, Stonestile Road, Westfield, East Sussex
Derelict Oast House at Moor Farm, Stonestile Road, Westfield, East Sussex
Unconverted and missing original conical roof, and now covered in ivy.
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
Moor Farm Oast
A single round kiln oast house without its original conical roof, and now covered in ivy.
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TQ8115, 86 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 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 8139 1503 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:54.3746N 0:34.7135E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8143 1509
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Redundant  Disused  Roundel  Unconverted  Oast House 

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