TQ8164 : The Round Oast & The Square Oast, Siloam Farm, Mierscourt Road, Rainham, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to Rainham, Medway, Great Britain

The Round Oast & The Square Oast, Siloam Farm, Mierscourt Road, Rainham, Kent
The Round Oast & The Square Oast, Siloam Farm, Mierscourt Road, Rainham, Kent
Siloam Farm Oast
Single round and 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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TQ8164, 78 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 August, 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 8186 6487 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.2279N 0:36.6220E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8202 6470
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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