TQ8028 : Hop Field at Hoad's Farm

taken 11 years ago, near to Linkhill, Kent, Great Britain

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Hop Field at Hoad's Farm
Hop Field at Hoad's Farm
Half the field has been harvested.

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Hop fields

A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link

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TQ8028, 118 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 September, 2010
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Category
Hops, hop poles, hop fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 808 288 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.8113N 0:34.6981E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 809 288
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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