Keys to the Past

Elsdonburn Shank hill farm (Kilham)

This is a 19th century hill farm situated on the northern slopes of Coldsmouth Hill. The cottage and outbuildings were probably built in the mid 19th century but the rear wall of the building is unusually thick and may suggest an earlier, more defensive, type of building once stood here.

Reference number:N13057
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kilham


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