TQ8434 : Oast House at Bexhill Farm, Frogs Hole Lane, Benenden, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to East End, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Bexhill Farm, Frogs Hole Lane, Benenden, Kent
Oast House at Bexhill Farm, Frogs Hole Lane, Benenden, Kent
Bexhill Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house. Missing cowl.
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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TQ8434, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 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 8403 3485 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.0069N 0:37.5660E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8407 3490
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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