TQ8155 : Cowls of The Oast House, Crismill Lane, Bearsted, Kent

taken 13 years ago, near to Bearsted, Kent, Great Britain

Cowls of The Oast House, Crismill Lane, Bearsted, Kent
Cowls of The Oast House, Crismill Lane, Bearsted, Kent
An unusual large tree icon to one vane and a red bird to the other.

The paint of the wooden cowls and vanes appears to have worn off.
The Oast House, Crismill Lane

Three round kiln oast house, kiln to East side missing cowl. Ragstone walls.

Oast House Cowls & Ventilators, close up

The cowl was fitted to the top of the kiln roof of an oast house. It pivoted with the wind to allow the hot air from the fired kiln below to be drawn through the hops and out through the top. Read more about cowls Link

tag: weathervane

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TQ8155, 60 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 June, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8124 5511 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.9796N 0:35.7910E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8125 5509
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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