TQ7039 : Nevergood Oast, Brick Kiln Lane, Horsmonden, Kent

taken 19 years ago, near to Horsmonden, Kent, Great Britain

Nevergood Oast, Brick Kiln Lane, Horsmonden, Kent
Nevergood Oast, Brick Kiln Lane, Horsmonden, Kent
Nevergood Farm Oast

One round and one square kiln oast house. Sign of ventilator modification to the square kiln roof, this allowed the air to better controlled with an electric fan to drive the air through.

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 Link

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TQ7039, 72 images   (more nearby search)
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March 2003   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 8 July, 2009
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Oast House 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7066 3919 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.5941N 0:26.2472E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7066 3910
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