Oast Houses :: Shared Description

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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TQ6740 : Manor Oast, Kite Lane, Brenchley, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ7339 : Bakers Oast, Ladham Road, Goudhurst, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ9539 : Bevenden Oast, Ashford Road, Great Chart, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ6342 : Downingbury Farm, Oast house by N Chadwick
TQ4943 : Truggers Oast, Chiddingstone, Kent by Oast House Archive
TL4457 : The Malting House by N Chadwick
TQ8038 : Oast House at Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, Sissinghurst, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ8959 : Bexon Manor Oast, Hawks Hill Lane, Bredgar, Kent by Oast House Archive
TR2065 : Oast House at Ford Manor Farm, Ford, Hoath, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ6030 : The Oast House, Wadhurst Road, Mark Cross, East Sussex by Oast House Archive
TQ6349 : Bourne Grange Oast, Carpenters Lane, Hadlow, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ6856 : Oast House at Broadwater Farm, Broadwater Road, West Malling, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ7361 : Oast House at Petts Farm, Burham by Oast House Archive
TQ4350 : Oast House at Hurst Farm, Dairy Lane, Crockham Hill, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ9244 : Malmains Oast, Pluckley, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ5565 : The Oast House, Beesfield Lane, Farningham, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ4246 : Oast House at Skeynes Farm, Lingfield Road, Edenbridge, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ6020 : Highlands Oast, Church Street, Old Heathfield, East Sussex by Oast House Archive
TQ8018 : Brook Lodge Farm Oast, Brede Lane, Brede by Oast House Archive
TQ4322 : The Oast, Moses Farm, Piltdown, East Sussex by Oast House Archive
TR0357 : Oast House at Poppington Farm, Featherbed Lane, Selling by Oast House Archive
SU8547 : The Kilns, Snailslynch, Farnham by Oast House Archive
TQ8733 : Isemonger Oast, Rolvenden Road, Tenterden, Kent by Oast House Archive
TR0849 : Winchcombe Oast, Crundale by Oast House Archive
TQ6342 : Downingbury Farm Oast by N Chadwick

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Created: Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 16 Jan 2011

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