TQ7448 : Well Dishes Oast

taken 1 year ago, near to Linton, Kent, Great Britain

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Well Dishes Oast
Well Dishes Oast
Well Dishes Oast

Two round kiln oast house. Brick built kiln roof. Rebuilt and converted in the late 2000's. A second kiln was added early 2010's.

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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Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 August, 2020   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 11 February, 2021
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7468 4869 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6420N 0:29.9673E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7467 4872
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