TQ5927 : The Oasts, Glebe Farm, Coggins Mill Lane, Mayfield, East Sussex

taken 13 years ago, near to Coggins Mill, East Sussex, Great Britain

The Oasts, Glebe Farm, Coggins Mill Lane, Mayfield, East Sussex
The Oasts, Glebe Farm, Coggins Mill Lane, Mayfield, East Sussex
Glebe Farm Oast

Twin 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 LinkExternal link

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Saturday, 3 January, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 January, 2009
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5917 2762 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.5550N 0:16.0985E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5916 2746
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