TQ7529 : Oast House at Rowland Farm, Hensil Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent

near to The Moor, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House at Rowland Farm, Hensil Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent
Oast House at Rowland Farm, Hensil Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent
Rowland Farm Oast
Single square kiln oast house.
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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2008
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 May, 2008
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7513 2982 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.4627N 0:29.8038E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7514 2985
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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