At the end of the century Richard Oliver bought the one-time stables and called it 'Omega' as it was the last house he intended to buy. He turned it into a dwelling- house, removed the cobble stones and altered the entrance. The thatch was removed about the same time. Immediately below 'Portland House' in the wall of 'Omega' by the pavement was a water tap in a recess, similar to that outside the doctor's house, for the use of people whose houses did not contain a well.