The cottage itself is well over 300 years old.

Previously known as 'Flint Cottage'.

The name has been changed over the years.

The earliest documentation we have is dated 1738.

The dwelling was originally for farm workers;

a two up and two down, with loo in the garden!

At the side of the cottage was a butcher's shop.

It was renovated in the early 70's before we moved here 25 years ago.

As this is quite a small community here in the village there are still members of a family

who were brought up in the cottage.

Some time ago a gentleman of advancing years wanted to see the house

where he spent his holidays with his Grandmother many moons ago.

I invited him in and needless to say he said that it

had changed considerably since his youth.

I asked him if it was a happy home as everybody who visits me loves staying here.

He said that they were the happiest memories of his childhood.

So the 'spirit' lives on and the ghosts are friendly!

The photograph below is of his Grandmother in the front of the cottage .

She is buried in our local churchyard.

 

 
 

This is the cottage now. Quite a change!!

Wisteria in full bloom.

 

 

 

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