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TQ9044 :: Giles Farm Oast, Pluckley, Kent

Taken 12 years ago by Oast House Archive near Maltman's Hill, Kent, England

Giles Farm Oast, Pluckley, Kent by Oast House Archive
Giles Farm Oast, Pluckley, Kent

Listed Oast Houses
Giles Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house. Ragstone walled kiln attached to an earlier barn. Grade II listed.
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 Link
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Subject Grid Square TQ9044
Subject Lat/Long 51.170281,0.726456 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Maltman's Hill, Kent, England
Photographer Oast House Archive
Taken 20080509 200805 2008 (about 12 years ago)
Submitted 2008-05-09
Snippet Oast Houses · Listed Oast Houses · Giles Farm Oast ·
Context Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening · Housing, Dwellings ·
Subject oast house ·
Tag Oast house ·
Group Pluckley ·
Term uk details · org uk ·

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