TQ4558 : Oast House

taken 16 years ago, near to Horns Green, Bromley, England

Oast House
Oast House

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Single small round kiln oast house. Early-mid C19. Unusual flint and brink coursed walls.

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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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 26 April, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4534 5831 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.3216N 0:5.0182E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4534 5828
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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