TQ8531 : Upper Woolwich Oast, Mounts Lane, Rolvenden, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to Rolvenden Layne, Kent, Great Britain

Upper Woolwich Oast, Mounts Lane, Rolvenden, Kent
Upper Woolwich Oast, Mounts Lane, Rolvenden, Kent
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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TQ8531, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 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 8536 3118 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.0033N 0:38.5913E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8534 3123
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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