TQ8329 : Great Jobs Cross Oast

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

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Great Jobs Cross Oast
Great Jobs Cross Oast
Great Jobs Cross Oast House

Single round kiln oast house.

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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TQ8329, 65 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 April, 2021   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 24 November, 2021
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8337 2978 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.2870N 0:36.8472E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8333 2975
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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