Shottesbrook Farm. The farm is 300 years old.It was probably split up into 5 farms each with several men keeping pigs, sheep and cattle. In 1944 the first tractor was bought and in 1950 a combine harvester.All the cows were sold in 1963 and just beef cattle were kept.The farm house was built in 1600 and added to in 1700 and 1800.Drains were dug into the fields in the late 1930's and main water pipes were installed across the farm(Hurley to Bracknell) in 1966.At the present time Shottesbrook is a combination of five farms all farmed under the same name.There are 4 barns which are used for machinery storage.The farm extends to 1500 acres.Wheat,barley,rape and peas are grown.Workers are able to contact each other by using radio.
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