TQ6144 : Park Farm Oast

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

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Park Farm Oast
Park Farm Oast
Park Farm Oast

Triple round kiln oast house. Brick built kiln roofs.

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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TQ6144, 30 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6178 4494 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.8483N 0:18.7950E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6192 4505
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