Heritage … Skeets Hill Farmhouse

Dating from ….. the census records the following inhabitants in adjoining farm cottages.

The barns were used for threshing and storing the grain and  for the farm animals whilst the horse pit was the watering place for the working horses on the Shotesham Estate.

The last farm workers moved out in about 1960 and the house became derelict with many local people remembering coming down the track to have picnics and do their courting there.

In 1973 the Shotesham Estate was divided up and the house was sold and restored by Gerald and Winifred Glidden and converted into a single dwelling.

Soon after arriving the roof of the huge barn collapsed in a storm one night and after being cleared has been converted into a walled vegetable area with greenhouse.

The barns remained derelict until 1990 when the current owners restored them for use as storage and party venues