TQ8932 : Oast House at Forstal Farm, Appledore Road, Tenterden

taken 10 years ago, near to Leigh Green, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Forstal Farm, Appledore Road, Tenterden
Oast House at Forstal Farm, Appledore Road, Tenterden
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Forstal Farm Oast
Unconverted single round kiln oast house, missing cowl.

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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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TQ8932, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 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 8995 3234 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.5385N 0:42.5523E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8990 3234
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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