TQ6349 : The Maltings

taken 7 months ago, near to Hadlow, Kent, Great Britain

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The Maltings
The Maltings

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The Maltings, High Street

Once the Hadlow Brewery. Maltings I was built in the 1880s and Maltings II built in 1859. Both converted 1988.

Grade II listed.


A malt house or maltings was a building used for the malting of barley for the brewing of beer.

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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TQ6349, 167 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 28 July, 2021
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6322 4975 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.4167N 0:20.1612E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6323 4970
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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