TQ6648 : Bower Mount Oast

taken 1 year ago, near to East Peckham, Kent, Great Britain

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Bower Mount Oast
Bower Mount Oast
Bower Mount Oast

Twin round kiln oast house. Originally four round kilns.

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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Saturday, 27 March, 2021   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 4 July, 2021
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Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6646 4836 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6113N 0:22.9039E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6629 4792
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