This was the original name of the land upon which now stands the Malt Shovel. A house was first built here around 1684. The Perry family lived and farmed here in the late 18th century and in the early 19th century the Porter family occupied it.
The Malt Shovel Inn 1863
The first mention of The Malt Shovel Inn comes in 1896 when it is said to have been a public house since 1863. The original 17th century farmhouse has been altered and added to. The house then faced west with views over the Clee Hills. The Malt celebrates over 150 years and a local Inn