Oust House

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The Oust House, from the hop-growing region of New Norfolk/Derwent Valley.

Historic New Norfolk: Expect More | think-tasmania.com

After Hobart and Launceston, historic New Norfolk was the third planned settlement in Tasmania. Official attempts to name the town were basically ignored by the inhabitants, with ‘the Hills’ and ‘Elizabeth Town’ failing to stick. In a lot of ways, that may have set the tone for the general ‘go y ...

Oast house in New Norfolk, was part of the Hop growing industry, Derwent Valley

Oast House Valleyfield DV

This oast house is located in New Norfolk, was part of the Hop growing industry, Derwent Valley, Tasmania

Oast Houses, Kent.  These unusual buildings are kilns where the hops used in brewing are dried.

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Converted oust house - An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process. They can be found in most hop-growing (and former hop-growing) areas and are often good examples of vernacular architecture. Many redundant oasts have been converted into houses.

Converted oust house - An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process. They can be found in most hop-growing (and former hop-growing) areas and are often good examples of vernacular architecture. Many redundant oasts have been converted into houses.