Hop fields :: Shared Description

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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SO7043 : Hop field near Upper Town End Farm by Oast House Archive
TQ7040 : Hop field South of Horsmonden by Oast House Archive
TQ7827 : Hop field near Bourne Farm by Oast House Archive
TQ8029 : Partially cleared Hop garden at Hoad's Farm by Oast House Archive
SO6652 : Hop field near Avenbury Court by Oast House Archive
TQ6548 : Unused hop field by Hatches Lane by Oast House Archive
TQ8129 : Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - September by Oast House Archive
TQ8129 : Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - June by Oast House Archive
TQ6548 : Unused hop garden by Hatches Lane by Oast House Archive
TQ7551 : Hop field south of Loose by N Chadwick
SO6966 : Hop Field near Orleton Court by Oast House Archive
TQ6443 : Hop fields at Reeds Farm by Oast House Archive
TQ8129 : Hop field by Hopehouse Lane by Oast House Archive
TQ6939 : High Weald Landscape Trail by N Chadwick
TQ6532 : Hop field by N Chadwick
TQ7423 : Hop Field at Redlands Farm by Oast House Archive
SO5768 : Hop fields at Burford Oaks by Oast House Archive
TR0558 : Hop field near Hickmans Green by Oast House Archive
TQ8636 : Hop field by Bugglesden Road by Oast House Archive
TQ8129 : Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - July by Oast House Archive
TQ8129 : Hop field by Hopehouse Lane by Oast House Archive
TR0459 : Hop field by Brenley Lane by Oast House Archive
TQ6939 : Hop field near Lamberhurst Road by Oast House Archive
TQ6939 : Hop poles between Lewes Heath and Hazel Street (3) by N Chadwick
TQ8129 : Hop field by Hopehouse Lane by Oast House Archive

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Created: Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Updated: Mon, 14 May 2012

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