TQ9127 : Oast House

taken 16 years ago, near to The Stocks, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House
Oast House
The Roundel

The roundel roof is actually brick built, but has been covered in tile during conversion. It would have looked more akin to this oast Link

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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TQ9127, 23 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 February, 2007
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9117 2726 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:0.7765N 0:43.4350E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9112 2728
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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