TQ8222 : The Oast House, Beckley Road, Northiam, East Sussex

taken 9 years ago, near to Mill Corner, East Sussex, Great Britain

The Oast House, Beckley Road, Northiam, East Sussex
The Oast House, Beckley Road, Northiam, East Sussex
Stent Farm Oast
A twin round kiln oast house. At the entrance to track to Stent Farm.
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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TQ8222, 11 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 March, 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 8299 2265 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.4514N 0:36.3069E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8303 2217
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