TQ6245 : Bank Farm Oast

taken 1 year ago, near to Crockhurst Street, Kent, Great Britain

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Bank Farm Oast
Bank Farm Oast

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Bank Farm Oast

Unconverted triple round kiln oast house, missing cowls.

Grade II listed.

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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TQ6245, 384 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 April, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6282 4539 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.0732N 0:19.6992E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6273 4559
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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