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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TQ6816 : Oast House by Oast House Archive
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TR0957 : Oast Houses, Denstead Lane by N Chadwick
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TQ7145 : Martin Farm Oast house & orchards by N Chadwick
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TQ8220 : Conster Manor Oast by N Chadwick
TQ6948 : Mill Place Oast by N Chadwick
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TQ5943 : Oast House, Forest Farm by N Chadwick
TQ6635 : Unconverted Oast House by Oast House Archive
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TQ6538 : Waterfield Oast House by N Chadwick
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TQ6747 : Hop Press by Oast House Archive
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TQ6629 : Oast House by Oast House Archive
TQ7145 : The Oast House, Bartons Farm, Collier Street by Oast House Archive
TQ7743 : Oast House by Oast House Archive
TQ6143 : Castle Hill Farm Oast by N Chadwick
TQ7220 : The Banks Oast by N Chadwick
TQ4450 : Redlands Oast by N Chadwick
TQ5518 : Oast House by Oast House Archive
TQ6143 : Castle Hill Farm Oast by N Chadwick

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

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