TQ9044 : Giles Farm Oast

taken 11 months ago, near to Pluckley Thorne, Kent, Great Britain

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Giles Farm Oast
Giles Farm Oast

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Giles Farm Oast

Single round kiln oast house. Ragstone walled kiln attached to an earlier barn.

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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TQ9044, 17 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 November, 2019   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9065 4484 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.2610N 0:43.5471E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9077 4483
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