The Old Shop in Skirmett
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Skirmett is a hamlet in the parish of Hambleden, in Buckinghamshire, England.  It lies in the Hambleden Valley in the Chiltern Hills, between the villages of Hambleden and Fingest.
Skirmett : ( la Skire..mote ) (1307) 
The name element Skire is from Old English scîr ( shire or district ).  [b] [c]
The next element mote is from Old English môt ( moot or meeting-place ).  [d]
The simple flint church of All Saints dated from the mid-19th century and has now been deconsecrated and converted into a private house.
There is a line of brick and timber-framed cottages along one side of the road and just the one public house, The Frog, formerly known as The Kings Arms.
There used to be a police presence in the village, and the local policeman was housed with his family in Hope Cottage, but this was sold a good while ago and is now a private residence.