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Oasthouse to the North West of Bird in Eye Farmhouse, Framfield

Description: Oasthouse to the North West of Bird in Eye Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 296085

OS Grid Reference: TQ4838520780
OS Grid Coordinates: 548385, 120780
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9673, 0.1119

Location: Framfield, East Sussex TN22 5HA

Locality: Framfield
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN22 5HA

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Listing Text

Oasthouse to the north-
west of Bird in Eye
TQ 4820 43/860
C19. Square stone building with slate roof and retaining its cowl. Inside,
a flue (still intact) winds round the walls of the kiln. Fresh air entering
at intakes near the floor was heated indirectly from the hot flue wall
before rising through the hop-drying floor. Said to be the only fresh
air oast surviving in Sussex. Listed for technical rarity.

Listing NGR: TQ4838520780

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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