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Description: Malthouse and Hop Kilns About 20 Yards North-West of Lower House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149229
OS Grid Reference: SO6759468128
OS Grid Coordinates: 367594, 268128
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3103, -2.4767
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EASTHAM CP -
SO 66 NE
5/36 Malthouse and hop kilns
about 20 yards north-west
of Lower House Farmhouse
Malthouse and hop kilns. Mid-C18 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Brick, mainly handmade, on sandstone rubble base, plain tiled roof with
parapet at west gable end. Six plus four bays aligned east/west; two
hop kilns situated in fourth and fifth bays from east end. Two levels
and cellar with dentilled eaves cornice; header ventilation courses to
four westernmost bays. North elevation facing road has three 2-light
windows at ground floor level and four openings at upper floor level.
Attic lights in gable ends. Main entrances at rear. The two hop kiln
bays are surmounted by slate-covered pyramidal roofs which project from
and above the main roof. Immediately west of the hop kilns there is a
cowl and weathervane mounted on the roof ridge. This large brick build-
ing is prominently situated forming a major feature of the farmstead and
is important to the setting of Lower House Farmhouse (qv).
Listing NGR: SO6759468128
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Source: English Heritage
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