Oasthouse And Hop Kilns Immediately South Of Old Country House
- 19 Sep 2002
- Oasthouse And Hop Kilns Immediately South Of Old Country House, Mathon, Herefordshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO 74 SW MATHON RURAL CP -
3/114 Oasthouse and hop kilns immediately south of - Old Country House
Oasthouse and hop kilns. Probably late C17 - early C18 and late C19.
Two parts. To North: C17 - C18 timber-framed wattle and daub, rubble cased oasthouse with tiled roof. One storey and attic, 2 bays, 9-pane casement to north attic gable, east entrance through ledged door to north bay.
Framing is of square panels 3 high to wall-plate with raking struts from collars in gables. To south: a pair of attached brick cylindrical hop kilns with conical slate roofs under cowls and wind-vanes. Interior: the north part has a hop-treading-hole, complete cider press and cider mill, the latter powered by a c1936 "Matchless" motor cycle.
Listing NGR: SO7269244639
Copyright IoE Mr John Drummond. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Drummond, John
Rights Holder: Drummond, John
Brick, Daub, Rubble, Slate, Tile, Timber, Wattle, Stuart Oasthouse, Georgian Industrial, Kiln, Agriculture And Subsistence, Food And Drink Processing Site, Agricultural Building, Brewing And Malting Site, Food And Drink Industry Site, Hop Kiln, Cider Mill, Wine And Cidermaking Site, Cider Press