TQ8029 : Hops and Grapes

taken 11 years ago, near to Linkhill, Kent, Great Britain

Hops and Grapes
Hops and Grapes
Looking through the hop poles of a harvest hop field, towards white grape vineyards. Hoad's Farm grows both red and wine grape vines and produce their own wine.

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Hop fields

A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more Link

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 September, 2010
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Vineyard 
Category
Vineyard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 808 291 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.9743N 0:34.6472E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 807 291
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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