TQ7142 : Unconverted Oast House at Castlemaine Farm, Rams Hill, Horsmonden, Kent

near to Claygate, Kent, Great Britain

Unconverted Oast House at Castlemaine Farm, Rams Hill, Horsmonden, Kent
Unconverted Oast House at Castlemaine Farm, Rams Hill, Horsmonden, Kent
Castlemaine Farm Oast
Unconverted 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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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 July, 2008   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 10 July, 2008
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7154 4240 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.3086N 0:27.0927E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7151 4242
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