Description: Oasthouse to the North West of Bird in Eye Farmhouse
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
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FRAMFIELD BIRD IN EYE HILL
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
Source: English Heritage
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