Roofing Wednesdays: Converted Oast House

oast house

This converted oast house in West Farleigh, Kent, is an example of vernacular architecture, a style that is based on local needs and availability of construction materials. An oast house is a building used in the brewing process to dry hops and this converted house kept the traditional conical roof which helps to increase the draught for the furnace. 

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