TR1057 : Oast House

taken 3 years ago, near to Chartham Hatch, Kent, Great Britain

Oast House
Oast House
Denstead Farm Oast

Former two square kiln oast house. The kilns now removed.

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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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 April, 2019   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 4 April, 2019
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 101 576 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.7324N 1:0.6743E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 100 575
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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