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TQ9045 :: Appleby Oast, Green Hill Lane, Egerton, Kent

Taken 12 years ago by Oast House Archive near Mundy Bois, Kent, England

Appleby Oast, Green Hill Lane, Egerton, Kent by Oast House Archive
Appleby Oast, Green Hill Lane, Egerton, Kent

Appleby Oast
Single round kiln oast house. Very shallow conical kiln roof, a similar one can be seen locally TQ8846 : Coldharbour Farm Oast, Barhams Mill Road, Egerton, Kent
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 TQ9045
Subject Lat/Long 51.178352,0.727505 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Mundy Bois, Kent, England
Photographer Oast House Archive
Taken 20080918 200809 2008 (about 12 years ago)
Submitted 2008-09-18
Snippet Oast Houses · Appleby Oast ·
Subject oast house ·
Tag Oast house ·
Group Lane · Appleby · Appleby Oast ·

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