oast house

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Noun1.oast house - a building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops); usually has a conical or pyramidal roof
house - a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
oast - a kiln for drying hops
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oast house

[ˈəʊsthaʊs] N (oast houses (pl)) [ˈəʊsthaʊzɪz] Nsecadero m para lúpulo

oast house

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The farm is also educational as it has the world's largest collection of Victorian oast houses.
You'll see the recognisable tops of old oast houses in the village, used for kilning hops in the beer brewing process - another industry the village was at the centre of.
The skies were clear blue and I could see two oast houses nestled in a small wood--distinctive circular buildings with conical roofs originally designed for drying hops.
PLEASANT: Oast Houses and Sunny Meadows in Kent by artist Michael Moore PICTURES, old and contemporary, are like windows on the outside world.
"I grew up in Kent among the oast houses and hop fields and used to have a Saturday job as a pot-washer," says Tanner, between polite mouthfuls of chicken and avocado sandwich at the pub where we meet.
Barely an hour outside London and just six miles from the coast, it is ideal territory for short breaks, and Freedom Holiday Homes offer a wide range of self-catering cottages, granary barns, oast houses and beachfront properties for holidaymakers.
The design is inspired by traditional oast houses and reduces energy consumption as well as forming a centre piece for the building.
The construction of 45 miles of high-speed line means that Paris has become just two hours 35 minutes from London, and the pleasure of drifting past the oast houses of Kent are a thing of the past.
Hops arrived in Britain in the 16th century and oast houses started appearing shortly after, although these were originally just adapted barns.
The 19th century oast houses are also totally intact, offering vast space for storage and obvious potential.
Home for the Thelans is four linked oast houses, built in the Kent countryside in the early 19th Century.