TQ7312 : The Oast House, Catsfield Place Farm, Henley Down, Catsfield, East Sussex

taken 9 years ago, near to Henley's Down, East Sussex, Great Britain

The Oast House, Catsfield Place Farm, Henley Down, Catsfield, East Sussex
The Oast House, Catsfield Place Farm, Henley Down, Catsfield, East Sussex
Catsfield Place Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house, missing cowl.
There was originally an additional kiln on the North-West side, and an open store to the North East side. Both kilns were tiled.
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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TQ7312, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 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 7388 1272 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.2680N 0:28.2451E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7390 1270
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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