Hops & Oasthouses

The Oasthouses, their Life and Times

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author: Alan Major
published: 2006
pages: 144; b & w illus.
size: 18x12cm
language: English
product ref: 1657


A very interesting little book outlining the history of the hop industry and the gradual evolvement of oasthouses in the Kent countryside. The author describes the oasthouses and their distinctive features from their early mention in the 16th century to their industrial decline in post war years and their various conversions to domestic and other uses. Well illustrated views of oasthouses, outside and inside.


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