Renovation of 6 & 8 Hardwick lane

This 17th Century property comprised of 2 cottage till it was restored in 2003/3004. It had been the home of the village blacksmith, Harry Gibson and his wife, who was the village mid-wife. Reg, their son, also lived there. he and his father carried on the business in 'The Forge' Blacksmiths lane. Reg was the last blacksmith.