TQ6244 : Barham Oast, Alders Road, Capel, Kent

taken 13 years ago, near to Crockhurst Street, Kent, Great Britain

Barham Oast, Alders Road, Capel, Kent
Barham Oast, Alders Road, Capel, Kent
Single round kiln oast house. Sussex style 'blinkered' cowl.
Barham Oast

Single round kiln oast house. Sussex style 'blinkered' cowl.

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 LinkExternal link

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Thursday, 1 January, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 1 January, 2009
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Oast House 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6296 4465 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.6719N 0:19.7992E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6296 4468
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